The Ambassadors

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Chapters 11–13

Summary—Chapter 11: Conscience Racks Tom The day after Tom and Huck witness Dr. Robinson’s murder, some townspeople discover the doctor’s corpse in the graveyard, along with Potter’s knife. A crowd gathers in the cemetery, and then Potter himself appears. To Tom, Huck, and especially Potter’s shock, Injun Joe describes how Potter committed the crime. Consequently, …

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Chapters 21–24

Summary—Chapter 21: Eloquence—and the Master’s Gilded Dome Summer has almost arrived and the schoolchildren are restless. Mr. Dobbins becomes even more harsh in his discipline, provoking the boys to conspire against him. At the end of the year, the town gathers in the schoolhouse for the “Examination,” in which students recite speeches and poems and …

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