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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is considered to be one of the mostremarkable novel written by Mark Twain which was published in 1885 Inthe novel Mark sketched the figure of a merely-orphan boy in the townwho eventually escaped from his alcoholic farther and went on hisjourney with Jim the escaped slave The background of the novel setsalong the Mississippi River during the 1840s when slavery is stillpermitted by the society of the United States After the Civil Warwhich had freed 4 millions former slaves the battle of AfricanAmericans and their true freedom continues Mark Twain lived through theReconstruction period when southern states passed a set of law thatintended to keep African Americans oppressed But rather than onlyaddressing to racial issues Twain also weaved numerous of themes intoscenes of Grangerfords and Shepherdsons to illustrate the complexity ofhuman nature and the flawed social order it could spawns Human nature is complicated in the sense that people seeks freedom yetalso long for conformity Mark Twain illustrates how the nature of humanexcludes itself form true freedom because society affects values andbehaviors of individuals In chapter 17 and 18 of the novel the feudbetween Grangerfords and Shepherdsons goes on constantly and often endsup with memberss death from both sides Members of these two familiesregard individuals from the other family as enemies just because oftheir different last names They fight each other even more fiercelywhen among groups of fellow family members And Twain emphases the rolethat crowd or social plays in values and behaviors of individuals Buckthe youngest son of Grangerfords runs into woods with Huck when theyencountered Harney Shepherdson who were also alone Although Buckshoots Harney while running he fears to provoke a direct confrontationHiding from the young Sheperdson Buck even comments there aint acoward among them Sheperdsons - not a oneChapter XVIII Buck clearlyperceives and appreciates good qualities of Sheperdsons as human beingswhen he walks away form his fellow Grangerfords But when he finds himself in a group of
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