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What does the feud symbolize in The Adventues of Huckleberry Finn? Does this remind of...
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Critics of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn have suggested numerous interpretations to the feud, the most popular and agreed-upon being that it represents the fighting between France and England. No one can argue that there is not an enormous amount of European influence in the novel, and in the manner of the homes of the Grangerfords and the other, their homes are ostentatious, filled with tacky and gauche items, and with a terribly written ode, it is obvious that the portrayals of European fighting can not be ignored. England and France fought for years, after a while, many people no longer knew why. The European value of war being adventurous, exciting, honorable, magnificent, and valiant, comes to a screeching human stop in the bloodshed within the feud.
Posted by epollock on February 26, 2010 at 12:02 PM (Answer #1)
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