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Huckleberry Finn, The Nadir Characters

Summary: Examines the Mark Twain novel, Huckleberry Fin. Analyzes the characters Pap, the Duke and Dauphin, the Grangerfords and the Sheperdsons. Describes why they are the nadir of society.
In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain delineates various characters as the nadir of society. They evoke deceitful deeds, are abominable in their tact and etiquette, and resultantly have a very sour taste in their reputation. Among the characters is Pap, who plays the role in the story as Huck's cruel intentioned father. The Duke and Dauphin are a pair of conmen who meet Huck later on through the story and carry out many various chicaneries. The Grangerfords and Sheperdsons represent two abject families in a deadly social dispute. Twain vibrantly describes each of these characters with their own unique yet egregious personality.

Among the characters, Pap instantly stands out as one of them in the start of the novel. When he appears at the beginning of the novel, he is illustrated as wreck, with disgusting ghostlike white skin and hopelessly tattered clothes. One...

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