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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 18 Summary

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Chapter 18 Summary

Huck does very well with his new family. He respects the tall, slender, head of the household, Colonel Grangerford. The whole family is extremely respectful of them, getting out of their chairs to wish them a good morning. Bob, Tom, Miss Charlotte, Miss Sophia and Buck each have their own servants and generally a good life. But there is a secret discord in this family. They have a serious feud with another family, the Shepherdsons. In fact, one day Buck shoots the hat off young Harney Shepherdson, but Harney comes back for it. The Colonel reprimands Buck for shooting behind a bush. Huck finds out that Buck doesn't even know the origin of the feuds. He just hates the Shepherdsons. Still, everyone goes to their church together.

Huck's servant takes him over to a marsh, where he finds Jim. The raft is still being fixed up. When...

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