Romeo And Huckleberry Finn Analysis

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In both Romeo and Juliet and Huckleberry Finn there is a family feud. The feud with Huckleberry Finn is between The Grangerford and the Shepherdson. They've had a hard-core feud going on for about thirty years and each family is intent on killing off the other, one by one, until no one is left standing. Even Buck Grangerford, a boy around Huck's age, is so consumed and brainwashed with violence that he actually enjoys to play tricks. It ends very tragically. Buck explains the meaning of feuds: "By and by everybody's killed off, and there ain't no more feud" (Twain 18). Buck is killed in a battle near the end of the time Huck spends with the Grangerford. These two families do not know how or when this feud started and its reasons. The feud in Romeo and Juliet is between …show more content…
Later on, Romeo couldn't control himself anymore, he was in pain that his best friend had died and he and Tybalt got into a fight, and surely Tybalt died. The two families suffered that day for the loss of a family member and a dear friend. The two authors are criticizing humanity's stupidity. In Huckleberry Finn the feud is an example of how society is racist against black people for the simple reason that their skin color is not the same. The prejudice shown in this situation makes oppression a way of living for the human race. This novel is just one example of racism, but the author is also trying to put in perspective the prejudices, the racism and the oppression against all nationalities, cultures etc. Also in Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare is criticizing that fighting only brings pain. The Capulets and the Montagues lost their children and multiple family members because of their endless fighting. Without their meaningless war, they would have avoided all the consequences caused by an argument fueled by

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