The Contradiction between Beliefs and Actions in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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One of the oldest problems of humanity is the contradiction between beliefs and actions. The Shepardsons and the Grangerfords act out this contradiction in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.

Contradictions

One of the oldest problems of humanity is the contradiction between beliefs and actions. The Shepardsons and the Grangerfords act out this contradiction in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
Although these families attend church and pay lip service to the teachings of the church, they do not live by these teachings. The act of Christian men and woman, such as in the Catholic faith, is often contradictory as to how they believe they should live their lives.

In the book Adventures of Huckleberry
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This consistent routine has embedded itself within the individual with no possible chance of exodus.

The feud and church goers are similar even in their dress attire, yet another entity these two have share in. Col. Grangerford is described as a "gentleman all over; and so was his family" (Twain, 96). The
Colonel was kind, well-mannered, quiet and far from frivolish. The
Colonel dressed well, was clean-shaven and his face had "not a sign of red in it anywheres" (Twain, 96). These qualities are similar to those that one would find at a religious service. The person would most probably attend in their best outfit, clean shaven, and cleaned from head to toe. Their manners would be comparable to Col. Grangerford as well, acting like a gentleman at all times during while attending the service. Both the feud and the attendance of church are this consistent routine, and both are followed till without understanding until the individual who partakes in them parish. For thousands of years, people have attended some type of liturgical service without full understanding of it, and for several generations, the Shepardsons and
Grangerfords have been feuding with no real basis or understanding as to why.

These two situations
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