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Twain was born in 11301835 to John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemens in the frontier hamlet of Florida Missouri There was a presence of Halleys Comet in the sky when he is born Did it symbolised that Twain would outshine many and become a remarkable and respected man In 1864 Twain left for california and worked in Sans Francisco as a reporter He was married in 1870 to Olivia Langdon Life is not a bed of roses In the 1890sTwain lost most of his earnings in financial speculations and in the downhill of his own publishing firm To recover from the bankrupt he started a world lecture tour during which Susy his favorite daughter died of meningitis Twain died on April 21 1910 Twains influence has not been limited to his career as a writer Twains name and image were used in the market place from the very beginnings of his literary career in the 1860s until his death in 1910 By 1869 Twain was being included in decks The deck shown in front dates from 1873 and the other three all picture Twain himself on the lid of the box dating from the 1880s to 1910 In many of his books Twain uses the characters beliefs to give his readers insight into the moral climax of his time racism Tom sawyer Adventures of huckleberry finn are realistic novels of adventures and dilemma and through these adventures and dilemma twain relates them to the society and social system then For example in the novel Adventures of huckleberry finn Twain gives the reader a sense of satire regarding religion racism and romanticism and to convey the hypocritical views of religious slave owners Mark Twain is illustrating his valuable ideas without pushing them upon the reader directly
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