The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Why does twain spend so much time on Grangerford's physical appearance and what does his description suggest about grangerford and his values


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Huck is quite taken with Colonel Grangerford, whom Huck describes as a powerful, well-respected and honoured man. Colonel Grangerford is a character foil to Huck's Pap who looks weak and is completely disrespected by the community. Huck is quite impressed with Colonel Grangerford.