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Mark Twain was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. The name Mark Twain was something he got while he was working the steamboats. It had to do with how deep the water was and if it was safe for a steamer to continue. American author Mark Twain was called the "Father of American Literature" by William Faulkner and it was a title well deserved. With classic tales like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain set the standard for childhood adventure.
Mark Twain had a happy childhood but this was interru pted by a very painful event: the death of his father, this unfortunate event forced him to seek ways of earning a living and that's how he began an apprenticeship in the printing of one of its older brothers, there he wrote his first writings showing the humor that will characterize his works. Then, at the age of 22 his real dream came true he became a riverboat pilot. This activity was pleased and satisfied "that none of few more had later," and was instrumental in its formation as a writer.
Mark Twain was a defender of women s rights and he was against the slavery, he hated the hypocrisy and the oppression.
despite of his difficult life he wrote a lot of stories and novels that were very recognized all over the world.. The adventures of Huckelberry Finn have been considerated the masterpiece of Mark Twain. Mark Twain had a difficult life.When he got married with Olivia they moved to Hartford (Connecticut) and there he wrote a big part of his best works in the 1870s and 1880s. was mistaken for a day.erry Finn. Mark Twain prophesied his death coincided with his appearance. . which makes the preservation of his legacy important to the towns that can claim him as one of their own. almost all of his Childs died and his wife was crippled and after a couple of years she died too this facts made the life of Mark Twain very sad and bitter. and knowing the next visit of it. Ernest Hemingway wrote: "All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleb as a conclusion mark twain was a great writer." n Green Hills of Africa. Twain has no descendants. Some would say he was the first American author. said Bodine. His birth coincided with the passage of Halley's comet. And this was reflected in his writings. He died because of a heart attack a little after his wife. [He was] the ultimate American author..
with "Huckleberry Finn" as one of the most banned and debated books in American literature. a humorist and a satirist. MARCELA DEL RIO VEGA ENGLISH 14 . His words are remarkable in their depth and perception of human experience.Mark Twain has been called a realist and a romantic. His mark on American literary history cannot be overstated. His life was remarkable in its triumphs and tragedies. The popularity of his works has been met with an equal portion of controversy.