5 Answered Questions for the topic MARK TWAIN

08/22/19

Was Twain the first author to write of Zombies?

Although the word is not used, Twain's zany novel of title-frenzy and mad-scientist capitalistic schemes *The American Claimant* (sequel to *The Gilded Age*) describes the intent by the... more
Mark Twain English Meaning

08/16/19

What does Mark Twain mean by "keep hotel"?

The protagonist in *A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court* uses this phrase:> But that should be nothing to his discredit; the man that can do THIS kind of miracle knows enough to keep... more

07/23/19

What does Pudd'nhead Wilson's joke about half a dog mean?

In _Pudd'nhead Wilson_, by Mark Twain, the character David Wilson makes a remark that results in the townspeople writing him off as a "pudd'nhead". > He had just made the acquaintance of... more
Mark Twain

04/21/17

The second paragraph can best be described as an example of

advice to youth 

05/05/14

WHAT IS THE ISSUE MARK TWAIN IS SATIRIZING ON "ADVICE TO YOUTH"?

ON ADVICE TO YOUTH HE TALKS ABOUT HOW KIDS SHOULD BEHAVE TO BECOME BETTER AND UNIQUE SO THE ISSUE IS THE BEHAVIOR OF YOUNG PEOPLE???

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