Gangs have been around for many centuries but in different perspectives the views of gangs can be positive or negative.

Gangs have been around for many centuries but in different perspectives the views of gangs can be positive or negative.

Mark Twain and Gang Society In today’s world we have advanced much in life but in way’s stay the same. Gangs have been around for many centuries but in different perspectives the views of gangs can be positive or negative. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain would not favor gangs of today as he dislikes family feuds and mobs. Mark Twain wrote about society in his time through the characters in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Through the Grangerford’s and the Shepherdoson’s, Twain shows two families who are in a feud but do not know why (Ch.18, pg.111). The family is portrayed in today’s modern society as feuding gangs. These gangs are all over the world and are fighting for uncertain circumstances than what they have been taught by family and friends. The two families are feuding because of what their elders had taught them, just that they were enemies and no one questioned this until Huck came along (Ch.18, pg.111). Gangs are similar to this because they are influenced by their environment, neighborhood, family, friends, or school. Gangs are feuding because their leaders or elders tell them they are opposites but do not provide some concrete details or a certain reason for the cause of they’re feuding. Gangs are enormous in size and will always be feuding until they are exposed but will still be here. Mark Twain influences the characters with his own beliefs and puts his ideas into the characters. Col. Sherburn is hunted by a mob for killing a man but retaliates with the beliefs of Mark Twain (Ch.22, pg.147). When Col. Sherburn is speaking to the mob, it is like Mark Twain put himself into The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The speech that Sherburn gives is all of Twain’s political and social beliefs which are introduced al over this novel. Col. Sherburn as Twain’s “puppet,” tells the mob how they are cowards and depend on the mob for courage (Ch.22, pg.147). Twain is stating that mobs lik…


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