What does aunt Polly do to Tom that is worse than whipping?
because tom wanted to let aunt polly know he was thinking of her. and then he knew she would be happy when he told her that.
Making Aunt Polly cry. . His aunt wept over him and asked him how he could go and break her old heart so; and finally told him to go on, and ruin himself and bring her gray… hairs with sorrow to the grave, for it was no use for her to try any more. This was worse than a thousand whippings, and Tom's heart was sorer now than his body.. (The text is an excerpt from "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," by Mark Twain. See link below)
Sid told on him
Tom's mother died but the novel didn't state when or how or why.
Because back then adults weren't ever suppose to apologizeto children
aunt polly is tom sawyers aunt. tom's parents died or something happened to them and aunt polly is tom's guardian and Sid is his cousin or 'half-brother'
Aunt polly made Tom whitewash the fence
She had hit Tom before with a thimble.
In his closet
In Tom sawyer aunt Polly is Tom's aunt. He lives with her because his mom and dad died. He is always tricking her and she doesn't have the gut to punish him. Tom also lives wi…th aunt Polly's son Sid ( also Tom's cousin ).
Tom lied about having the "dream."
Aunt Polly feels shy all the time because she realises that there was a good part in everything Tom did. Therefore she always tried to apologize in different ways, without apo…logizing to him in a straight forward manner.
In Mark Twain
Aunt Polly is Tom's aunt. He lives with her, despite the relentlessdiscipline and spiritual guidance. She comes off as caring andnoble character. She loves Tom as her own chil…d. She also gives herlove to Tom's best friend.
He sneaked out at midnight
Tom Sawyer tricked his Aunt Polly in a number of ways. He took jam from the pantry and persuaded his friends to pay him for the privilege of whitewashing the fence, which was… a punishment from Aunt Polly. He further tricks her by making her think he is psychic.