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What is the author's purpose in the lengthy passages about emmeline grangerford

 

teyon m #225685
Jan 29, 2012 11:02 AM

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What is the author's purpose in the lengthy passages about emmeline grangerford
 

jill d #170087
Jan 29, 2012 1:35 PM

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Emmeline has passed away, but she would have been an extraordinary match for Huck. He finds her obsession with death fascinating......... Huck wishes he could write a eulogy or poetry for her in the way she did it for others.

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