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Mark Twain Resources Index

Resources for Mark Twain (1835-1910) With his luxuriant mustache and insouciant air, Mark Twain looked just like what he was — a satirically humorous creative author. Learn more about Mark Twain through these resources: Prose Writings by Mark Twain (includes his … Continue reading

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Mark Twain Bio 1911 EB

Mark Twain Biography Family and boyhood Western travels Marriage and other adventures Money troubles End of life Writing style Other resources Family and boyhood The American author Mark Twain, the nom de plume of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), was born … Continue reading

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Mark Twain House Video

Where did Mark Twain live? The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family from 1874 to 1891. Designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter in American High Gothic style, … Continue reading

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Honors Texts for American Literature

Honors Texts for American Literature (E3) The Honors Track for American Literature is outlined in the study guide, and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read a focus text … Continue reading

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Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature

Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature (E1) The Honors Track for Introduction to Literature involves additional reading and writing, which is described in the study guide. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read a focus text for … Continue reading

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Introduction to Literature Videos

Videos referenced in Introduction to Literature (EIL1 Videos) Module 1 Audio for A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909) Audio for The Diamond Necklace by Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) Dramatic Reading of The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry … Continue reading

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American Literature Texts

English III: American Literature, A Survey Course What does American Literature cover? American Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place … Continue reading

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Introduction to Literature Focus Texts

Introduction to Literature study guide In this first level of Excellence in Literature, students will become familiar with the lesson format they’ll use through all five years of the curriculum. Introduction to Literature is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. … Continue reading

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To Jennie by Mark Twain

To Jennie by Mark Twain Good-bye! a kind good-bye, I bid you now, my friend, And though ’tis sad to speak the word, To destiny I bend And though it be decreed by Fate That we ne’er meet again, Your … Continue reading

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Genius by Mark Twain

Genius by Mark Twain Genius, like gold and precious stones, is chiefly prized because of its rarity. Geniuses are people who dash off weird, wild, incomprehensible poems with astonishing facility, and get booming drunk and sleep in the gutter. Genius … Continue reading

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