In a frame tale, one story appears in-that is, it is framed by-another story.
His works are also known for realism of place and language,memorable characters,and hatred of hypocrisy and oppression. Mark Twain neglected or bypassed the harshness of reality in most of his writings. He delighted the readers with humorous and gently satiric sketches about mining camps and life on and along the fiver Roughing It ,The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County ,life on the Mississippi 1 or with hilarious spoofs about greenhorns and intellectuals The Gilded Age ,The Innocents Abroad ,Political Economy 1 ,These works are funny because of their arrangement of the story and also the picturesque language and a deliberately guileless tone.
Twain's late years were frustrated with financial problems and family illness,he Was no longer able to find solace in the past or at present,and finally he lapsed into extreme pessimism.
Twain received an honorary doctorate from the University of Oxford in 1 He died in and left all uncompleted autobiography,which Was eventually edited by his secretary,AJbert Bigelow Paine,and published in The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,the short novels fall in the favorite of the author of this thesis,because they are concise in language and short in length,and especially in the interpretation of humor,a text with larger contextual background is more complex to analyze.
Therefore,the language used in short novels is the focus of this thesis. The story, which has also been published as "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," and has been out of print for well over a century.
As Roy Blount Jr. It was one of Twain's earliest writings, and helped establish his reputation as a humorist. He eventually included it as the title story in his first collection of tales.
In the story, Twain recounts his visit, made at the request of a friend back East, to an old man named Simon Wheeler in a California mining camp.
Wheeler tells Twain a colorful story about another miner, Jim Smiley. According to Wheeler, Smiley loved to make bets; he would bet on nearly anything.
Wheeler relates some of Smiley's more famous gambling escapades, one of which concerns a pet frog. Critics frequently cite this story as an example of a tall tale and note Twain's use of humor and exaggeration.
They also emphasize the tale's satirical focus on storytelling and existing cultural differences between the western and eastern regions of the United States.A number of sites on the Web provide lesson plans suitable for high-school.
Below are some of our favorites. In some cases, a site also . The celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County study guide by JKConrad includes 25 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.
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