Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)
April 21st marked the 100th anniversary of the death of Mark Twain. World Books editor Bill Marx spoke to the editor of the latter volume, Stanford University professor Shelley Fisher Fishkin, about Twain’s impressions of the world and the world’s impressions of Twain.
This video will help you to:
- Make assertions about significant patterns, motifs, perspectives.
- Use point of view...for specific purpose.
- Demonstrate understanding of the elements of persuasion.
- Structure sustained arguments with support.
This essay by Mark Twain
takes a sharp look at the idea of "Intelligent Design", as well as
the Christian notion of God. Don't stop the video when you will see some first
disgusting shots. This video is rather disputable, but nevertheless thought-provoking.
You can watch the
Mark Twain's Essay "What is Man" (1906) read and recorded in an audiofile. Link is ...
Mark Twain's Short Stories and Essays
Here you will find a lot of stories and essays that are written by Mark Twain. http://www.mtwain.com/l_shortstoryandessay.html
Mark Twain's quotations: acute, sound and sharp
Learn about The Biography of Mark Twain in 5 minutes here:
Mark Twain's quotes
Here you can find a lot of M.Twain's famous quotations
Book Review Podcast: Garrison Keillor on Mark Twain
By the New York Times
Garrison Keillor discusses "Autobiography of Mark Twain:
"The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds." Mark Twain
These words chosen as an introduction to the section concerned with the famous american author and humorist. The site I offer you contains information about the biougraphy of Mark Twain, some vidoes connected with him or his works, some links to other sites related to the topic, and also information about books of and about Mark Twain.
Mark Twain Project.
Authoritative Texts, Documents, and Historical Research.