Real Name Samuel Langhorne
Meaning of his pen The water is 2 fathoms
Birth Date November 30th,1835
Place where he grew Along the Mississippi
His famous stories
• The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) (
• The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Two rich gentlemen made a bet on what
would happen to a person if he was given a
million pound note.
Henry, the hero of the story, an American
young man, sailed too far, drifted out to the
A British ship, for London, passing
by, fortunately saved him.
So he was now in London. Tired, hungry and
• 1. Where does Henry Adams come from?Does he
know much about London?
• 2. What did he do in America?
• 3. Why do you think that the brothers chose Henry
for their bet?
• 4.What kind of person do you think Henry is? Why
do you think so?
• 5.How he feels when they seem happy that he has
• 6.How he feels when they tell him there is money in
• Act the play out with classmates and
perform it next class
• Learn the useful new words and
expressions in this part by heart