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Title: Mark Twain


1
Mark Twain
  • Life, work and influence

2
Table of contents
  • Biographie
  • General informations
  • Early life
  • Roughing it out West
  • Impact of his life
  • Huckleberry Finn

3
Biographiegeneral informations
  • Born as Samuel Langhorn Clemens
  • November 30, 1835
  • April 21, 1910
  • Famous and popular houmorist, writer and lecturer
    during his time

4
Biographieearly life
  • Born in Missouri
  • Township of Hannibal as inspiration
  • Relationship to his brother
  • Life as a steamboat pilot

5
Biographieroughing it out West
  • Western states gave him new inspiration
  • Miner in Nevada
  • First literary success 1865
  • Trips all over the States to present work

6
Impact of his life
  • Many events during his life that had great
    influence on him
  • He introduced local color and colloquial speech
    into American fiction
  • Observation and reporting of the world around him
  • gt increasingly more outspoken against
    imperialistic countries

7
Huckleberry Finn
  • Summary
  • Huck Finn fakes his own demise
  • Makes his way down together with Jim
  • Banned from libraries
  • Too critical for schools
  • Too many slangs
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