Mark Twain by Jurlendy

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Mark Twain by Jurlendy

  1. 1. MARK TWAINJurlendy OlveraB-53
  2. 2. LIFE Real name: SamuelLanghorne Clemens Born: November 30, 1835.Florida,Missouri, U.S. American author andhumourist Social criticism in his works Good at performingcolloquial speech Obscene word: "Nigger"
  3. 3. CHILDHOOD-YOUTH Parents: Jane Lampton Clemens andJosh Marshall Clemens –lawyer andjudge. Sixth of seven children. Clemens Family moved to Hannibal. Josh died because of pneumonia.(11y-o) He left and worked as a printer in NY,Philadelphia…
  4. 4.  1st work at Hannibal Journal "The Adventures of TomSawyer" Worked as river boat pilot. Pen name: "By the mark,Twain" in 1863 Travelled to Europe andPolynesia as a journalistWORK
  5. 5. FAMILY Married to OliviaLangdon in 1870 Threedaughters:Susy, Clara andJean
  6. 6.  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn(1876). He was a critic of slavery. Based on Finns belief in the rightthing to do though most believed thatit was wrong. Became famous.THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
  7. 7.  Death: April 21,1910 (74) Some schools havehis name. Mark Twain Prize forAmerican Humor. The Mark TwainBoyhood Home &MuseumLEGACY

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