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Mark twain

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By Derryle Brown

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  • This is just a brief bio that I found on Biography.com on Mark Twain. Just giving where and when he was born and his role in American Literature.
  • http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/m/mark_twain.html#8eGMT0Ryl4sRvDuh.99
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    • 1. Mark TwainAn Analysis On His Writing Styles Derryle Brown
    • 2. Who is Mark Twain?• Born on November 30, 1835, in Florida, Missouri, Samuel L. Clemens wrote under the pen name Mark Twain and went on to pen several novels, including two major classics of American literature, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He was also a riverboat pilot, journalist, lecturer, entrepreneur and inventor.
    • 3. Twain’s Works • BEST KNOWN FOR:• An adventurer and wily intellectual, Mark Twain wrote the classic American novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.• Jumping Frog of Calaveras County• The Innocents Abroad• Roughing It
    • 4. Works Continued• Received patent for self-pasting scrapbook, one invention that made money for Mark Twain.• Life on the Mississippi• Mark Twains Memory Builder Game put on the market, his third patent.
    • 5. “Dont go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” -Mark Twain
    • 6. Writing Style Although Mark Twain created his characters A common theme which was present in all of Mark Twains with harsh racist ideals, short stories that were read was these ideals are exactly his satirical style of writing. He what made Twains commonly used satire in stories to evoke a response in readers – writing so true to life. his form was mainly used toTwain used realism in his compel the reader to pause and writing to shock and reflect on his literature. Mark Twain wrote in a funny and educate his readers. sarcastic style that would Before Twains writing, entertain any reader. Sometimes,literature was thought to his choice of words and the way he foretold certain events and be more of an even the layout of his short entertainment rather stories was even ironic. than an education.
    • 7. Etc…• http://www.biography.com/people/mark- twain-9512564
    • 8. •The End .

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