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Huck asks why Buck wanted to kill Harney, and Buck explains that the Grangerfords are in a feud with a neighboring clan of families, the Shepherdsons. No one can remember how or why the feud started, but in the last year, two people have been killed, including a fourteen-year-old Grangerford.

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The feud between the Grangerfords and Shepherdsons is one of the more memorable chapters in Huck Finn because of its extreme violence. The fact that the two noble families do not know why they continue to fight is ironic, but the irony deepens when the families actually draw blood.

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The The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn quotes below are all either spoken by The Grangerfords and Shepherdsons or refer to The Grangerfords and Shepherdsons. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:

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Translation? This is one sweet pad. And when Huck stumbles into their lives, the Grangerfords treat him with the utmost hospitality and care… but only after they discern he has nothing to do with "the Shepherdsons." Oh yeah, that. The Grangerford family may be pleasant and respectable, but they live in a world of fear and hate.

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One of the most memorable scenes in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was the feud between the Shepherdsons and the Grangerfords.For some reason, it stuck out to me the most in the book. Because that section was so meaningful to me, I decided to take a look at how it related to Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor. I found some interesting connections between two very different ...

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The feud between the Grangerfords and the Shepherdsons had started many years before Huck arrived. He asked one of the Shepherdsons' sons what the feud was about and nobody remembers why or how is ...

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The chapters dealing with the Grangerford and Sheperdson feud allow Twain to satire aspects of civilized culture. The main aspect he satirizes is the feud itself. The Grangerfords being the representatives of civilization, Twain reveals the senseless brutality and needless slaughter involved in their arbitrary concept of honor.

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The feud between the Grangerfords and the Shepherdsons had started many years before Huck arrived. He asked one of the Shepherdsons' sons what the feud was about and nobody remembers why or how is ...

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Despite all the hatred, the Grangerfords genuinely respect the Shepherdsons. "There ain't a coward amongs them Shepherdsons" (17), Huck says. But when Harney Shepherdson, one of the clan's studly sons, runs away with Sophia Grangerford one night, that mutual respect doesn't stop the families' violent hatred from claiming many lives on both sides.

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One of his first contacts is with Buck Grangerford, a boy about his age, who is quick to introduce Huck into the ways of a long lived feud that spans generations. The Shepherdsons and the Grangerfords, Huck learns, are equally wealthy and well born families living in close proximity; they even share the same steamboat landing.