Mark Twain

When it comes to American literature, most of people will think of Mark Twain. In America, his position of "The Lincoln of American Literature" is unshakable. Mark Twain's is one of the most famous humorists in the world. His humorous language, special writing style and writing skill have attracted the people from all over the world.

As we know that "The Adventure of Tom Sawyer" and "The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn" are the most famous and popular works of him. Even today, people still enjoying these two books.

However, what marked the beginning of Twain's literary career were his short stories. These short stories not only displayed the writing style and writing skill of Twain, but ...

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in Tennessee", the author described a messing journalism; the editor was completely nonsense and arrogant, while the readers persisted unreasonably and even fighting with the editor. "The chief" and "the colonel" use their pistols shooting each other, but the bullets always "end their career" in "my body" Both pistols rang out their fierce clamor at the same instant. The chief lost a lock of his hair, and the Colonel's bullet ended its career in the fleshy part of my thigh. This is completely a farce! From the beginning to the end, the author had used his great imagination to make the story more ridiculous.

Second, Mark Twain's humor was not just for amusement, but was a sharp weapon to criticize the evilness of society. He satirized the Sunday-school book, the unfair world in "The Story of the Bad Little Boy" and "The Story of the Good Little Boy". In these two books, he talks about two boys: one is a bad boy, Jim who always does bad things, he never follows the good ...

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