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Affectionately combining both the idyllic and the ironic Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is Stephen Leacocks most beloved booksback of book Stephen Leacocks Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a satirical novel about a town and the people that live in it The little town Leacock titled Mariposa is a universal town The people in Mariposa all thought they are the perfect image until now Stephen Leacock unwraps the characters layer by layer to show the reader the inside and not the outside of the characters Leacock put all his characters into one category which is as perfect as you think you are you are not This novel shows that humans are not as perfect as they think they are Mariposa is a reflection of small towns everywhere The town has many features in which you can find in most areas of the world The inhabitants of Mariposa represent people everywhere back of book Whether you live in a town in Toronto or a town in Dallas you are still living the town life The people of Mariposa contemplate the town life and a small amount of country life that surrounds Lake Wissanotti The narrator Stephen Leacock is always highlighting the human folly of Mariposa Nevertheless it is in these follies that the little town of Mariposa is recaptured website The mistakes Leacock illustrates in his short-story books are mistakes that other people make in real life No matter how perfect one may think they are Leacock will find a flaw When you meet Mr Smith first you think he looks like an overdressed pirate Then you begin to think him a character page 19 This is where Leacock begins to unwrap the individual layers of the
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