Analysis Of Mark Twain 's Life Essay examples

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Mark Twain’s life is full of quotes and passages we can all relate to. But there was one that stood out to me when I did my research reading “Plan for the future because that 's where you are going to spend the rest of your life”. (On planning for the future by Mark Twain. (n.d.)) This simple idea from Twain made perfect sense after I really read into Letters from The Earth from our text book. (Twain, M., & Doyno, V. (1995)) Twain in Letter II writes about Heaven with “His heaven is like himself: strange, interesting, astonishing, grotesque. I give you my word, it has not a single feature in it that he actually values. It consists -- utterly and entirely -- of diversions which he cares next to nothing about, here in the earth, yet is quite sure he will like them in heaven”. I would argue that what it ultimately takes to survive America according to Twain, is not wasting your time here if your future Heaven awaits. His writing about how we view a God that makes no sense to him, is how many cope with each day knowing they have something better to arrive at after death. One way we are told to get to Heaven is to be good servants. Twain wrote a Quote of Being Good “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest”. (Famous Twain Quotes. (n.d.)) Life lessons he saw and wrote about growing up exploring America gave generations’ stories of what it takes to Survive in America. Mark Twain enabled a generation to explore culture and learn from reading novels. An…

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