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What is the purpose of the several-pages long description of the Grangerfords's house and family members Huck narrates in Chapter 17?
To show how ostentatious they are in comparison to the more humble Shepherdsons
To demonstrate why Emmeline Grangerford's ridiculous poetry was taken seriously by the rest of the family.
To explain why Huck wants to leave their house so desperately.
To point out the hidden flaws of Southern society.
To help show how Huck can so quickly become protective of them.