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The first two paragraphs on the storys last page p277 lines 3-22 might be said to be the climax of the Reverends narrative about the decorated British hero Are the descriptions in the paragraphs mainly about the battle or about Scoresby What do these paragraphs express about Scoresby Luck by Mark Twain The Story Luck by Mark Twain is about a British military hero that has won his titles and outstanding reputation purely because of Luck Mark Twain has used an excellent stile which keeps the reader interested in reading the story till the very end We will now look closer at two paragraphs p 277 lines 3-22 that can be said to be the climax of the story Mark Twain has build up the story by increasing the challenges that Scoresby has to face In the beginning Scoresby is standing in front of a minor challenge when he has to sit the exams which he somehow passes without obstacles Then he comes to a bigger challenge when he is sent of to war And finally we come to the climax where Scorsby is standing in front of the biggest challenge of them all The Reverend tells these two paragraphs that contain the climax In these paragraphs the battle is described but the battle is only a tool that Mark Twain uses to show how stupid and dead lucky Scoresby is The First Paragraph tells us how stupid he is what does this immortal fool do but detach the regiment from its place and order a charge over a neighbouring hill where there wasnt a suggestion of an enemy And the second tells us how unbelievable lucky Scoresby is And what happened We were eaten up That is necessarily what would have happened in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred But no those Russians argued that no single regiment would come browsing around there at such a time It must be
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