Four months after the death of his youngest daughter Mark Twain died at the age of 74 in his Redding, Connecticut home (“A Life Lived… 1835-1910”).
Some interesting facts about Mark Twain are, before he started writing under the pen name Mark Twain, he used the pen name Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass. He probably did this for humorous reasons and to have a funny pen name. He used this pen name when he wrote for the Keokuk Post (Cantwell 131). Another interesting fact is, when he was born Halley's comet was visible, and when he died, Halley's comet was visible. What is even more mysterious Mark Twain predicted his own death. He based his prediction on when Halley’s comet was visible on Earth, and the night Halley’s comet was visible in 1910 he died of a heart attack (“A Life Lived… 1835-1910”)e
To conclude, Mark Twain was a man of many characters which he reflected in his novels and his works of literature. He lived a full and eventful life. Twain went through good times and bad, but he always kept writing. He has been one of the most important American writers to this date, because of his influence and his skill to write. He may have gone through dark times, but he is still remembered for his brilliant works of literature, and his influence even to this