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Who is Twain satirizing when Colonel Sherburn faces the mob single-handed? Chapter 22...

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twenty | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 11, 2007 at 12:45 PM via web

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Who is Twain satirizing when Colonel Sherburn faces the mob single-handed?

Chapter 22
page 146 through 152

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brandih | eNotes Employee

Posted March 14, 2007 at 4:53 AM (Answer #1)

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Twain is satirizing the lynch mobs who come like cowards after dark wearing masks. He thinks mob activity is cowardly.

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