Tom Sawyer

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Noun1.Tom Sawyer - the boy hero of a novel by Mark TwainTom Sawyer - the boy hero of a novel by Mark Twain
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But Tom Sawyer he hunted me up and said he was going to start a band of robbers, and I might join if I would go back to the widow and be respectable.
I asked her if she reckoned Tom Sawyer would go there, and she said not by a considerable sight.
Then I slipped down to the ground and crawled in among the trees, and, sure enough, there was Tom Sawyer waiting for me.
WELL, it was the next spring after me and Tom Sawyer set our old nigger Jim free, the time he was chained up for a runaway slave down there on Tom's uncle Silas's farm in Arkansaw.
Well, me and Tom Sawyer had the spring fever, and had it bad, too; but it warn't any use to think about Tom trying to get away, because, as he said, his Aunt Polly wouldn't let him quit school and go traipsing off somers wasting time; so we was pretty blue.
Tom Sawyer was always right--the levelest head I ever see, and always AT himself and ready for anything you might spring on him.
Huck Finn is drawn from life; Tom Sawyer also, but not from an individual -- he is a combina- tion of the characteristics of three boys whom I knew, and therefore belongs to the composite order of archi- tecture.
The latter two cinematic ventures were based on the same episode The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in which he and Huck, Tom's friend from the streets, witness a murder in the graveyard.
The nominees for Outstanding Noteworthy Individual are Rachel Tyson-Widow Douglas, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," Beaver County Christian School; Anthony Ballestrino-Evil Eye Fleagle, "Li'l Abner," Butler Senior High School; Julia Aloisi-Young Fiona, "Shrek the Musical," Central Valley High School; Evan Downing-Action, "West Side Story," Laurel High School; Jordann Versaw-Cowgirl Irene, "Footloose," Mars Area High School; Hannah Clifford-Urleen, "Footloose," Mars Area High School; Bailee Smoot-Poopsie, "The Pajama Game," Neshannock High School; Grant Weaver-Prez, "The Pajama Game," Neshannock High School; Adam Arent-Perkins, "Crazy for You," New Brighton Area High School; Elizabeth Coder-Lily St.
8220;If you're a writer, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are in, a sense, sacred texts," Adams said.
By chronicling how Sawyer took it upon himself to investigate, expose, and stop the arsonist, Black Fire details--for the first time--Sawyer's remarkable life and illustrates why Twain would later feel compelled to name his iconic character after his San Francisco buddy when he wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
I read Tom Sawyer at school and Huck Finn when I was university and am very pleased to have done both.