Сценка “ The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”
Characters: Tom Sawyer boys (Billy, Johnny)
Aunt Polly the Author. Ben Rogers
Author: Mark Twain. “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”.
A small town called Saint Petersburg on the Mississippi River.
Tom Sawyer and his younger brother Sid went to live in the house
of their Aunt Polly when their mother died. Aunt Polly was a kind
woman and loved the boys very much.
Scene 1. A room (a table, a bed and a cupboard).
Aunt Polly: Tom!...Tom!...Where can that boy be? Tom! (a pause)
If I catch you, Tom, I’ll…(looks under the bed, takes the mop, but
there is only a cat. She opens the door, looks out). Tom!
(Tom is near the cupboard. He has a stick in his hand and is getting jam out of the
Aunt Polly What? At the cupboard again?
Tom: No, Aunt Polly.
Aunt Polly: No? Look at your mouth. Look at your hands. What is that on them?
Tom: I don’t know, Aunt.
Aunt Polly: But I know. It’s jam. I have told you so many times not to take jam
in the cupboard. Give me that stick.
Tom: (gives the stick to his Aunt, she wants to strike him)
Look behind you, Aunt! (runs away)
Aunt Polly: What a boy!
Scene 2. Saturday. A beautiful warm morning. A long fence,
a bucket of whitewash, a brush, a box)
Aunt Polly: It’s Saturday today – a holiday. But no holiday for you, my boy.
You will work.
Tom: How terrible life is! (begins to work, then sits down on the box )
The boys will come soon. They will laugh at me.
(takes toys, little stones, pieces of glass out of his pockets)
I have very little to pay the boys if I ask them to help me.
Ben Rogers: (comes up, eating an apple). Tom, what are you doing?
(Tom does not stop working) Hello, Tom! Why are you working today?
Tom: Oh, it’s you, Ben! I didn’t see you.
Ben: I am going to the river, don’t you want to go too? But you must work, I see.
Tom: Work? You think this is work?
Ben: Why isn’t this work?
Tom: You may think so, but Tom Sawyer likes it.
Ben: You say you like it , Tom?
Tom: Why not? Does a boy whitewash a fence every day?
Ben: (stops eating) Tom, let me whitewash a little.
Tom: Oh, no, Ben. Aunt Polly asked me to do it very well.
Ben: Oh, please, Tom, let me do it. I’ll give you my apple.
( Tom gives Ben the brush, sits down on the box and eats the apple..
Some boys come up, help Tom and give him a knife, a dead cat etc.
He looks at his riches.)
Tom: After all, life isn’t so terrible
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