Huckleberry Finn: The Feud

Teaching notes for the Feud (ch 17-18) between the Grangerfords and Shepherdsons.

Here in the middle section of the text, Twain enters the world of social criticism with a vengenace. This short section introduces the themes of sham chivalry, hypocrisy and the false moral codes of the ‘well bred’ who both entrance and repulse Huck.

Huck the feud