"Tom Sawyer" has many characters with different characteristics.
Let say Tom, he never stayed at home most of the time, sometimes he would sneak out the window at night, and he would trick people into doing his work.
Then there's Huckleberry or for short Huck, he didn't go to school or church, he didn't have a home, so he would go to barns and hog pens to sleep in, he had a drunken father. He lived a rough life and many parents told their kid to keep away from him.
Then finally there's Aunt Polly, she was Toms guardian, she was simple didn't have adventures and lived a simple and quiet life, but sometimes Tom would annoy her very much.