The Notorious Jumping Frog Analysis Essay

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  • The Notorious Jumping Frog Analysis

    From reading The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, I would add a piece of technology that would help Jim Smiley win more bets with his frog. I would add a device that would be capable of measuring jumping height, force from takeoff, and the landing force. This way Mr. Smiley could go out and gather frogs and test them until he singled out the best frog for him to use in his bets. Mr. Smiley taught the frog that he caught in the story on how to jump higher, but if someone else were to have a more athletic frog than Mr. Smiley he could’ve easily been beaten because Smiley didn’t measure his frogs height from jumping and didn’t really know for a fact that he was the highest jumping frog in Calaveras County. What my device would consist of would be a laser beam, a pressure measurement plate, and a magnet recipient bar. The device would be connected to a sort of graphing machine that would log the force of the take off and landing, it would also log the height at which the laser beam was shot into the magnet recipient. The laser beam would shoot where the frogs momentum shifted from up to down, the laser beam would then instantly shoot into the magnet…

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  • Theme Of Irony In Notorious Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County

    writers throughout history have utilized. One of the most powerful, yet complicated literary device is irony. Irony occurs when what a reader expects to happen is the complete opposite of the actual outcome. Irony helps illustrate humor especially in the works “Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain and “Good Country People” by Flannery O’Connor. “Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” is a framed narrative that tells the tale of Jim Smiley who is really good at winning…

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  • Super Frog Saves Tokyo Analysis

    Super- Frog Saves Tokyo, a peculiar story which was written by Murakami Haruki and was translated by Jay Rubin. In connection with this, this story of Murakami proves his different and astonishing style of writing fiction stories. Moreover, this fiction story of him proves his expertise in depicting imaginary people in imaginary situation. On the other hand, there are hardworking people who are not acknowledged. There are people who play significant role, but were not recognized. There are…

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  • Theme Of Irony In The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County

    The Use of Regionalism Satire is the use of humor to promote a change. Satire is used in popular culture of present times, and has been in use for many previous operations. Mark Twain was a craftsman of various literary devices. In his short story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, Mark Twain uses satire, dialect, and irony to expose regionalism in order to produce a change. Twain uses satire in a few different ways, the first being stereotypical. Twain alludes to the…

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