They also tell him he is free to stay as long as he wants. Harney Shepherdson The young man who runs away with Miss Sophia Grangerford. A black slave was being depicted as human. Wounded, the two boys jump into the river. Judith Loftus The woman whom Huck visits to gather news while pretending to be a girl.
Miss Sophia Juliet In love with family enemies Secretive towards their family Acts strangely because of their secret. That's like the palpable folly of someone ready to insist with absolute confidence that nobody can insist anything with absolute confidence. He is later tarred and feathered in Pikesville. After church one day, Sophia Grangerford has Huck retrieve a copy of the Bible from the pews. Such absolute clarity about himself and God seems to have fueled his bitter, prideful blasphemy, disguised as wit, especially in his non-fiction work! Instead of leading Huck to snakes, however, Jack leads him to Jim, hidden on a densely vegetated piece of land. There are rewards out for both Pap and Jim, and some people are going to look for Jim on Jackson's Island. Huck inquires as to what the note is about, but Ms.
Widow Douglas Town widow who tries to civilize Huck through kindness and religion. He goes outside, where Jack tells him that Miss Sophia has run away to marry Harney Shepherdson. That's when a pastor is built up in his sense of ministry, and sees evidence of how the Holy Spirit is working through him. Huck meets up with Buck and Buck's cousin, Joe, by the river. It is ironic that the Grangerfords, who are waging a feud of brotherly hate, approve of the sermon on brotherly love. Even though they are kind people to him, they have a feud with the Shepherdsons. The problem is that such a preacher will only only exist within the ramblings of a God-hating writer like Mark Twain if Twain maintains control over what he says and how he is portrayed--when he enters the scene and when he exits.
It is her home that he leaves when Pap kidnaps him and takes him to the log cabin. Grangerford implies that the feud is waged for the sake of honor, which is bestowed by society on its members, like how Miss Watson imposes her values on Huck. Most schools ban the book now because of the offensive language. Tom loves make believe games and sets up a band of robbers. Huck and Jim begin their journey together on 1 Jackson Island, near the city of Hannibal on the Missouri side of the Mississippi. After church, Miss Sophia, a Grangerford girl, asks Huck into her room.
As far as Grangerfords are concerned, Shepherdsons are good only for one thing: killin'. Their plan is to stop in 4 Cairo, which is located where the Ohio River meets the Mississippi, and get a canoe so they can paddle upstream to the free states. He ends up being taken in by a family named Grangerford. She becomes convinced that the King is her real uncle and not a fraud until Huck tells her the truth. Huck has never heard of a feud. If you comment a correction, expect the comment to disappear with the error. Huck grows from this experience, however: in the future, instead of even considering idealist solutions to problems, he will more and more privilege practical consequences.
They travel downstream with the Missouri shore on the west and Illinois on the east. The King The elder of the two con men with whom Huck is forced to travel. He lives with a widow. Sid Sawyer Tom Sawyer's younger brother. Miss Watson The sister of the Widow Douglas. I thanked our senior pastor for once again preaching a message that was full of Gospel truth, and walked away feeling like something was wrong. As Huck enters the church, he notices many hogs resting on the cool floor.
He explains how, just this year, an old Shepherdson rode down and killed a young Grangerford, only to be killed himself a week later. Reflections: I think it's interesting how people such as the Grangerfords can have two separate personalities. After initially being greeted with guns, Huck manages to persuade them he's not one of the Shepherdsons that they're feuding with and is welcomed into the family, but soon finds himself getting caught up in the middle of their feud. The society which had molded him was based on racism. George Jackson The false name Huck uses when he lives with the Grangerfords. Well, just like slavery, not all traditions should be respected.
He claims a Shepherdson was also killed earlier in the year. Huckleberry Finn The main character of the story. What's up with this family? The action takes place in the same town where the Duke and the King put on their Shakespearean show. I am not able to believe one's religion can affect his hereafter one way or the other, no matter what that religion may be. Grangerford is swept up by societal dictates to endanger his family in their feud with the Shepherdsons.
The man's son, Buck, spends time with Huck and he convinces Buck that he was an orphan named George Jackson. White southerners gently became more and more aware of their cruelty towards people not slaves, people , and therefore cast the book away. Emmeline Grangerford A daughter of the Grangerfords. There was a clock on the middle of the mantelpiece, with a picture of a town painted on the bottom half of the glass front, and a round place in the middle of it for the sun, and you could see the pendulum swinging behind it. Hypocritically, what they approve is the opposite of what they practice. All he has been taugh … t all his life is that black people are inferior, no more than mules with hands, and that the lowest sort of scum are the ones who help slaves escape. But this language just adds to the whole novel by portraying the true treatment of black slaves in the south during that era.
Miss Sophia Grangerford The daughter of Col. Huck Finn is a lot more than a book about a boy and a raft - it is a bitter criticism masked in satire of a society that Twain detested. His grieving family takes in the duke, the king, and Huck as Peter Wilk's two brothers and boy servant. Jim the escaped slave was as much hero of th story as Huck. Levi Bell The lawyer who tries to ascertain the true heirs to the Wilks's fortune.