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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.
You can find the audio here...

 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 video here...

Mark Twain: What is Man

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.

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.

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