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    Analysis of the Passage This story is full of examples of implausible things. Mark Twain uses them to relate better to the audience. He writes about a man who goes by the name of Jim Smiley in his "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County". Smiley bet on everything, ranging from animals to how far a car will travel. The most absurd and implausible thing takes place when he tells the story about the jumping frog. Twain writes about Smiley's frog. Now this frog wasn't any ordinary frog. No it was, as Twain put it, "a frog so modest and straightforward as he was, for all he was so gifted." What made this frog so gifted and different from the rest wasn't anything really out of the blue. Smiley tried to teach this frog how to jump and catch…

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    Imagine an outrageous gambler, betting on anything he can get his greedy hands on and never loses a single bet. Then one day someone uses his cheating tactics against himself and he finally loses. To begin with, the story “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” written by Mark Twain is about how Simon Wheeler tells the narrator the amusing story of Jim Smiley and his trained frog. A notorious gambler, Jim was startled one day when a stranger fed his frog lead and made Jim lose the bet.…

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    Mark Twain is widely recognized as one of the most important writers in American literature . The effect of his discipline approach to the short story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County” incorporated figurative language like simile as well as hyperboles to further expand the the characteristics of the frog as well as other characters . He also incorporated hyperboles to exaggerate the certain situation and features the characters have . Furthermore in the short story Mark Twain…

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    In the story,”The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain is about this person who does a request from his friend who is looking for a man who goes by LEonidas W. Smiley. But as the friend who found an old wheeler he tells his story of how he knew a man that went by Jim Smiley. But in his story we learn that Jim Smiley like to gamble on anything. On one day he gambled that his frog would jump the highest than anyone in Calaveras County. Mark Twain uses Diction to play with his…

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    A 14-year-old, Ahmed Mohamed, was detained for bringing a “suspicious” device that his engineering teacher believed was a bomb. Ahmed, who attended Dallas high school was handcuffed by the police officers after the school officials accused him of having a bomb. The 14 years old received a lot of positive attention from Mark Zuckerberg and Pres. Obama, including state officials from Texas as a result of the inaccurate accusations. Ahmed has evidently proved his brilliance multiple times by…

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    “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, written by Mark Twain, a humorous genre in which the narrator of the story gets told a short story. The writer uses a certain dialogue throughout the passage. Especially when the character,Simon Wheeler, starts telling the narrator about a “...cherished companion of his boyhood...” from his past. In the first few paragraphs, the writer begins by describing what the narrator is about to do and why. Mark Twain uses his writing to create an…

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    different important contents about earthquakes which are preparing for an earthquake, why earthquakes occur in the San Francisco area, how scientists calculate earthquake probabilities, how it will affect you, and how to protect yourself and your family. Per the U.S Geological Survey (2016) reported that earthquake preparedness helps to help reduce the number of hazards. On August 24, 2014, a large earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit the residents of Napa, California. The South Napa…

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    COMPLICATED, yet eloquent. Breath-taking, yet unique. This is how I describe 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…

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    Therefore, in Huckleberry Finn and “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” contain the use of figurative language, realistic syntax, and ridged diction significantly help Mark Twain be the successful writer that he was. First, is the use of figurative language in his writing. Mark Twain uses similes to bring in other ideas by connecting previous ideas with the new one. Like in chapter 12 of Huckleberry Finn, “A tow-head is a sand-bar that has cottonwood on it as thick as…

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    The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County has many similarities between the play and the story, but there is also quite a few differences. I would like to start off by naming the similarities and differences in the plot. One major difference that I noticed right away was that there was no story within a story during the play. In the story Mark Twain approaches Simon Wheeler about Leonidas W. Smiley, but instead he is told a story about Jim…

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