Mark Twain

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Mark Twain

Born: November 30, 1835Birth place: Florida, Mo.Death date: April 21, 1910Death place: Redding, Conn

Mark Twain

The day Mark Twain was born a comet flew across the sky. The day he died that comet left the sky.

There is many controversies with the censorship of this novel. Many people did not fully agree on the words used in this book. They believed it was down-grading a race once again.

Many of Mark Twain's childhood stories had a great influence on his novels. He even said that "The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop." Tom and Huck both follow the adventures of Mark Twain and his friend's. The character of Tom Sawyer is Mark Twain blended into the book. His mother was his greatest inspiration during this novel. His life long dream was to be a steam boat captain which is shown multiple times throughout this book. Mark Twain was very anti-slavery. The slaves in this novel relate directly to the slaves he encountered in his life. His purpose of writing this book was to inform his audience on all the terrible things happening in the south that were merely swept under the rug. He wanted the audience to understand and see what he grew up around.

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