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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel.
In general, he was criticizing Cooper's writing. However, he did think that Cooper presented Indians as more noble than they actually were. Twain frequently demonized Native Americans, calling them drunk or degraded, while Cooper romanticized them at times. Please see the related links for further…
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Twain is typically considered a realist and/or regionalist.
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Huck Finn Huck is a child of the country, therefore he is uncivilized, unschooled and he has a childlike way of cutting to the heart of a subject. The Widow Douglas and Miss Watson are kindly older women who are of the upper levels of society. As they take Huck in and try to civilize him it goes ag…
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"The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut"
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He was buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira NY.
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Mark Twain died of heart failure on April 21, 1910.
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Mark Twin was referring to Swedish Sunset as a metaphor. Swedish sunset (due to Sweden's geographical location) is thought to be one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world. Hence the comparison.
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The real name of the American author Mark Twain is Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910).
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There is no genealogical evidence that Mark Twain and Roger Clemens are related. Mark Twain's real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
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Some people believe this book to be racist. I don't believe it to be racist, even though I am black. I believe this book is simply using the dialogue that was used at the time that it was written. It wasn't Mark Twain's fault that America was the way that it was when he wrote the book. Answer 2: I'm…
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Answer Tom Sawyer is a fictional character in the novel The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer written by Mark Twain.  He is the main character of the classic novel.
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On the website "abebooks" (which is a site for the buying and selling of just about every kind and age of book, including rare ones) there is one such book in "fine" condition being offered for $4,500. Go there and search Samuel Clemens and Tom Sawyer and you'll see it. You will also see one Mark Tw…
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Signed books & autographs/Twain, Mark. signed w/ photograph (no date) $1,750.
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The lesson is "Don't judge a book by its cover."
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Although Sam "Mark Twain" Clemens was one of the most photographed personalities of the 19th century, those photos were all black and whites, making determination of Clemens' eye color difficult. There are painted portraits of Clemens that show his eyes a light blue, but this does not appear to matc…
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The First Published Book Of Tom Sawyer Was Published in English On June 9, 1876 By Elisha Bliss.
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Character List Edward Tudor, Prince of WalesThe main character, the prince referred to in the title of the novel. Having spent his entire life in the confines of the royal apartments, he has daydreamed about the freedom experienced by boys such as Tom Canty.Tom CantyThe other main character of the …
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Huckleberry Finn satirized much of the commonplace society mores of the pre-war South. For example, the Widow Douglas wouldn't let Huck smoke, but "she took snuff, too." He also satirized the racial bigotry commonplace at the time, and relations between rich people and poor people. Huck Finn also c…
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He had four children. Langdon (died age 2), Suzy, Clara and Jean.
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She takes him into a closet.
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens as Mark Twain (his pen name for many publications)
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Hannibal, Missouri.
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Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835.
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The real name of the American author Mark Twain was Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910).
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Tom Sawyer got a Bible by showing Mr. Walters that he had almost all of the tickets, and Mr. Walters gave him a Bible because he wanted to look good in front of Mr. Thatcher. He traded stuff he'd been given to the kids for their tickets so he could cheat and gets his bible. Mark Twain draws "A curt…
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he loved his children and admired them all but susy was his favorite one and when she died he was really sad
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As a consummate curmudgeon Mark Twain used satire, irony, hyperbole - almost every literary device in his works. Satire was his forte. His own rather tragic life, eclectic work history, and wide ranging experiences shaped his acidic views on human affairs, It is impossible to read any of his works w…
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2nd February,1870
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His real name was Samuel L. Clemens and he was famous for writing books under the name of Mark Twain.
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Huckleberry Finn
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Tom Sawyer - The novel's protagonist. Tom is a mischievous boy with an active imagination who spends most of the novel getting himself, and often his friends, into and out of trouble. Despite his mischief, Tom has a good heart and a strong moral conscience. As the novel progresses, he begins to take…
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Mark Twain was a famous writer. He was the author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and much more. He also wrote the Prince and The Pauper. he also published a biography of president Ulysses S Grant. He was a writer and a humorist. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Novem…
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When Mark Twain was born, Halley's comet was striking across the sky. He once said, "It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don't go out with Halley's comet." He died of a heart attack a day after it appeared for the second time in his lifetime.
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Mark Twain was born in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. His real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He used "Mark Twain" as his pen name. He died in Redding, Connecticut on April 21, 1910.
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Three of the Clemens children died before marrying - Lampton, Susan (Susy) and Jean. Clara did marry and had one daughter, Nina, who is dead with no children. There are no living descendants of Mark Twain. Update: There is now DNA evidence that Mark Twain does have a great granddaughter, child of…
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On February 2, 1870, Mark Twain wed Olivia Langdon (known as "Livy"). That marriage, considered by many to be one of the literary world's most famous love matches, lasted until Livy's death in June, 1904.
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Answer Tom Sawyer is the main character. Aside: There is also some humour in the title. "Adventures" were generally reserved for "important people" a role which a young orphaned boy growing up along the Missouri could hardly lay claim to.
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Huckleberry Finn does not have a lot of faith and does not really have any affinity for religion. He is told that prayer will allow him what he wants.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was written by Mark Twain, whose real name is Samuel L. Clemens. The illustrations were done by Harper & Brothers Edition. The place and year were the book was published was New York.
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Samuel Clemens and mark twain are the same person.
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No. It is hard to understand how any reader could miss the relentless contempt for racism that characterizes Huckleberry Finn. If a reader doesn't get Mark Twain's constant, brilliant, and bitter commentary on racism in America, it seems only fair to ask: Is there any part of this surpassing triumph…
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He likes Becky Thatcher. They get 'engaged' the next day, but Tom ruins it by saying he was already 'engaged' with Amy Laurence. Towards the end of the book, they make up and get stuck in a cave together and then Becky feels she is going to die, but doesn't because Tom finds a way out and that's abo…
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In the area surrounding the Mississippi River in Missouri, and on the river itself.St. Petersburg, Missouri
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Samual Langhorne Clemens (AKA:Mark Twain ) wrote: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Answer: ... and: 1601, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, A Dog's Tale, A Double Barrelled Detective Story, A Horse'sTale, Alonzo Fitz and Other Stories, Captain Stormfield's Vi…
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Mark Twain is famous for books like Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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Huckleberry Finn is a book that shows us what life was life in the 1840s in Missouri.
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Mark Twain never attended school past elementary school. He did, however, receive honorary doctorate degrees from Oxford and the State University of Missouri.
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Mark Twain was important because he informed our country about the things that went on all over the world through his many writings that brought people's attention. He did this by traveling and documenting his observations into a humorous story.
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Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain was an incredible man and had a huge affects on American society that continues to live on today. He re opened America's wounds (civil rights) in his extremely successful novels (especially Huckleberry Finn) and broadened awareness which lead to more action in the civil rig…
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Tom disobeys his Aunt Polly when he jumps the fence and escapes his Aunt before receiving a punnishment. He goes to the swimming hole and rips the collar of his shirt. He tricks other children into whitewashing the fence by making them think that he is privileged to do it, when in reality it was his…
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Mark Twain had a variety of jobs including: pilot, assistant at a print shop and writer. He is widely known for his prose. He was a reporter, a soldier, and a riverboat pilot. At the age of 12, Mark Twain became a printer's apprentice. He worked as a printer in Philadelphia, New York City, Cincinn…
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Tom Sawyer is about in fifth or sixth grade. He is about 12 years old.
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roger clemens is a distant cousin to mark twain ,aka. samuel longhorne clemens
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In the Preface of the book, Twain says the story took place thirty or forty years ago. At the bottom of that page, the year is 1876. This means that Tom Sawyer took place between 1836-1846.
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Mark Twain died on April 21, 1910 at the age of 74.
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens went to school in Hannibal, Missouri but worked a series of part-time jobs to help the family because his father died of pneumonia. By 1853, he left Hannibal and schooling to work full-time as a typesetter in St. Louis.
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Two marks down on a water measuring rope at 12 feet deep, 2 leagues at 3 feet each.
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He married Olivia Langdon and they had four children, a son Langdon who died at 19 months of age, and three daughters, Susy, Clara and Jean.Mark Twain's (Samuel Clemens) wife was named Olivia Langdon Clemens. They were married from 1870 until Olivia's death in 1904.
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Mark Twain lived in Florida MO, Hannibal, MO, and Redding, Connecticut
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Tom Sawyer is based on some of the adventures Mark Twain and two of his other friends had during their childhood.
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A character in Mark Twain's book, "Tom Sawyer". Huck also has his own Novel by Mark Twain called "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"
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Tom kept his actions secret because he was afraid he would be killed by Injun Joe or his gang/friends.
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Huckleberry Finn was referring to Tom Sawyer. It was towards the beginning of chapter 33.
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He had to quit school when his father died. Samuel was needed to help earn money.
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Mark Twain had 4 kids. He had three daughters named Suzy, Jean, and Clara and one son named Langdon.
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They were anti-slavery.
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1)If a dog howls, then someone will die.... 2)If we enter a haunted house on Friday, then it will bring bad luck to us.........
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In Twain's books "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson" he is eloquently anti-slavery. This theme is repeated in any of his other works. There are also some articles he wrote that were obviously anti-slavery.He is VERY anti-slavery.
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The pen name Samuel Clemens used is Mark Twain.
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The main conflict was that the Prince and the pauper changed places.
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Mark twain is a term used in steam boat piloting. It means the water is 13 Mark Twain's dream job was to be a pilot of a steam boat so he used the term as his pen name. He got famous after he used it so he kept on using the name Mark Twain. It was part of terminology. ** Mark Twain means 12 Feet A…
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Mark Twain and his wife Olivia L Langdon had four children. 1 boy who died when he was 19 months. and later they had three girls. jean Susy and Clara. Jean died on Meningitis. Susy died soon after. both Jean and Susy died before their parents. Clara was the only one who outlived them.
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Absolutely! His books made him rich enough to do world tours. You could argue that he was the first noted American to be a global celebrity and do reading tours.
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Mark Twain traveled to Europe several times, Hawaii, New York, and up and down with the Mississippi River.
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well mark twain actually left school when he was in the fith grade and he was at the age of 12 he left because his father had died so yes mark twain's father died when mark twain was 12 two so i guess two ansers or a few answers in one :^)
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was published in 1876.
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He wrote the famous books 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn One fact about him is that Mark Twain is not his birth name. He took that name from his years as a riverboat pilot. Mark Twain was a name for a water depth measurement. Mark Twain's real name was Samuel L…
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Tom Sawyer was about in fifth grade or about eleven or twelve years old.
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Mark Twain is the first person mentioned in the first chapter of Huckleberry Finn. Below is the first lines of the book: "You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told …
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mark twains parens were two farmers that worked very hard to support their 7 children which 3(including twain) lived past childhood. sory, but i don't know the parents names. i am hot29!
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn relate to American history through the times and trials experienced in the book. It was set in pre-Civil War era of America and portrayed the difficulties a child faced and slave and how they were similar then. It also depicts classic American geographical features…
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They were extremely racist, so the duke and kings painted themselves black and they started yelling "n*gger" at them. This shows a clear lack of basic logic, as they witnessed the duke and king putting on the paint, yet called them "n*ggers" as if they had magically transformed races. The verdict? T…
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St. Petersburg Memphis St. Louis Hickman Cairo Theres more but I'm not sure what they are
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Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog was written by Mark Twain. It is a tall tale, and has been published under a more well known title, 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.'
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Emily Dickinson began writing poems when she was 13 years old
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No. He has been called a racist because of the language in "Huck Finn" but it is more correct to say that that he uses the language to show the abysmal treatment of slaves in the south. Since he stood up for the slaves and openly admired African Americans it is possible that some bigots would ass…
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the traits of tom are : adventure, tricky, anger, great, imagination, superstitious, he in in love she is able to love other (beacky), and SMART IF YOU really think about it !!
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Tom Sawyer was in McDougal's cave because he was joining his classmates for a picnic. Becky and Tom end up getting lost in the cave.
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court was written by Mark Twain.
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