The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

Key Questions and Answers

Summary Key Questions and Answers

8) What dreams and plans does Jim have for his future once he successfully escapes from slavery?

Once he gets to a free state, Jim plans to work hard and save his money so that he can buy his wife out of slavery. Then “they would both work to buy the two children, and if their master wouldn’t sell them, they’d get an Ab’litionist to go steal them.” Jim confides these plans to Huck as their raft drifts downstream toward Cairo, Illinois. Huck remarks, “Just see what a difference it made in him the minute he judged he was about free.”