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[Mark Twain] is still the rough, awkward, good-natured boy who swore at the deck hands when he was three years old. Thoroughly lik ...
Write about winter in the summer. Describe Norway as Ibsen did, from a desk in Italy; describe Dublin as James Joyce did, from a d ...
And his wish is intimacy,
Intimater intimacy,
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God, who gave to him the lyre,
Of all mortals the desire,
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My right might be love but theirs was need.
And where the two exist in twain
Theirs was the better right--agreed.
Mark Twain didn't psychoanalyze Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer. Dickens didn't put Oliver Twist on the couch because he was hungry! Good ...
In many ways, Twain and Waugh were strikingly similar. Even within the group of great humorists, they belong together. Both anti-e ...
All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.... American writing comes from that. The ...
Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,
Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgeme
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Except for the beast fables, which are anciently derived from the world's multi-racial heritage, American Negro humor is rooted in ...
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