Tom Sawyer Chapter 4 Essay

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In the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, chapter 4 demonstrates how Tom cheats to get what he wants. It all started out when Tom was reciting his verses with his cousin Mary. He was having a hard time, so she offered him a reward. He still couldn't do it, but she gave it to Tom anyways. The gift was a Barlow knife. Later Tom, Mary, and Sid (Tom’s half-brother) have to go to Sunday school. At this church, they have a ticket system. Two Bible verses for a blue ticket, ten blue ones for a red one, ten red ones for a yellow one, and ten yellow ones for a Bible. Tom wants to impress the Sunday school teacher, so he trades his cool gadgets for tickets with the other kids. He somehow managed to get enough tickets for a Bible. But before

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