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Mark Twain Master of Technique Literary analysis the very mention of them words makes anyone shudder and shudder I did I had no clue which author I would choose the fact was I hated non-fiction I had been forced to read non-fiction since the 5th grade It was boring unimaginative and rather rigid I searched through my bookshelf and chanced upon a book of short stories by Mark Twain perfect Someone from the list Mark Twain would be better then any because I knew about and had regrettably read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn I was not expecting too much from this project which was now focused on Mark Twain because I knew that he was a strong non-fiction writer As I read through his stories however I was soon proven wrong as I learned his shorts had a more satirical note to them I didnt know anything about Twain and that was another reason I chose his stories As I opened the book I found on my shelves I started reading the titles titles such as The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calveras County and the Diary of Adam and Eve I soon became interested The stories that most intrigued me were the ones that I felt had the most interesting titles The tales I ended up commenting on for this project were the Diary of Adam and Eve The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calveras County The 1000000 Bank Note and The Man Who Put Up at Gadsbys Knowing I was not a fast reader I chose some of these stories based on their length but others simply attracted me with their titles The first story I read was The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calveras County This story is about a man in Calveras County who was known for betting and losing He even raised animals with which he could bet one such animal was his jumping frog The story is told from the
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