Comparing Mark Twain 's The Notorious Jumping Frog And The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

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Mark Twain was a well-known writer; in this paper two of his famous works will be compared. The two stories being compared are The Notorious Jumping Frog and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The author of these works are Samuel C. Clemmons also known as Mark Twain. Through the comparing and contrasting of Twain 's The Notorious Jumping Frog and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn one will know the similarities and differences of these stories characters, literary devices, themes and so on. Samuel Clemmons, better known as Mark Twain, was born in a tiny village of Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He was born to John and Jane Clemens being the sixth child they had. He had a rough start in life, in his early years he was always ill. His parents moved his family to Hannibal, Missouri. Hannibal influenced much of Clemmons ' fiction. In 1847, Samuels’s dad, John, did expectantly. This forced Samuel 's family into many years of economic struggle. Clemmons started work as a printer at a newspaper. The death of his father and his job at the newspaper shaped his career. In February 1870, Samuel married Olivia Langdon, the daughter of a rich New Yorker. Once they were married they moved to Buffalo, with a happy first year until troubles followed. They had four children together. In 1876, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was published. Soon after he wrote his sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In Samuels’s later life he had a hard time with many troubling events, especially…

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