Special Sub-Topic: Huck and the Grangerfords
|Why does Huck end up at the Grangerford's house?|
He had to dive off the raft to avoid a steamboat. Jim, a runaway slave and Huck's friend, also jumped off the raft, but was not seen again for a while.
|What is the name of the family that the Grangerfords have a feud with?|
The Shepherdsons. This feud started over thirty years ago. No one really even remembers why it was started.
|Who is the younger boy whom Huck becomes friends with?|
Buck. Buck was 13 or 14 years old.
|What was the name of the Grangerford daughter who painted morbid pictures and had died?|
Emmeline. Emmeline wrote "tributes" to people when they died. She died of a "broken heart" when she did not get a tribute done in time when a little boy died.
|What is the name of the slave assigned to Huck?|
Jack. Huck says he was not used to being waited on, so his slave had a pretty easy time with him.
|Who was the Shepherdson that Buck shot at from behind a bush?|
Harney. Sophia Grangerford runs off and marries Harney Shepherdson, which creates much anger in the families. When Buck shoots, he only knocks his hat off.
|What was written on the slip of paper that fell out of Sophia's Bible when Huck went back to get it for her?|
Half past 2. This was the planned time when Sophia Grangerford was to meet Harney Shepherdson and run off and get married.
|What was the name of Buck's 19 year old cousin?|
Joe. This cousin was killed along with Buck when they went out to fight the Shepherdsons after Sophia ran away.
|What did Huck tell the Grangerfords his name was?|
George Jackson. The next day, Huck forgot his fake name. He asked Buck to spell his name so he could remember it. Buck spelled it Gorge Jaxon.
|What was Saul Grangerford's military rank?|
Colonel. Saul was always very well dressed in a complete white suit.
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