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    Literary Analysis Of “The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras county” Mark Twain the author of “The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County”written in 1867,points out a man by the name of Jim Smiley.Jim smiley is seen as an excessive better who will bet on literally anything he can ever home across.Mark Twain writes this story in a humorous stance in order to make fun of western people. As this story proceeds the reader can see how Twain portrays western people.For example in the story he

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    Decoding the Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County The celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County was written by Mark Twain in 1865. This was the first of many wonderful works that Twain would publish in his lifetime. The story revolves around the narrator being sent by a friend to find Rev. Leonidas W. Smiley. The narrator finds himself in an old mining town in Calaveras County. He comes across Simon Wheeler and asks if he knows the reverend. Simon Wheeler did not appear to know of the reverend

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    In the folktale “The Celebrated Jumping frog of Calaveras County,” by Mark Twain. A man traveling from the east arrives at a western mining town. A man named Simon Wheeler speaks with an older man in order to find out more about a suspicious myth involving a man named Leonidas W Smiley, but instead of revealing it right away he tells him about an infamous Jim Smiley. As you read this folktale the display of tone in the text reveals a sense of annoyance, and disbelief. Within the text you can

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    Literary Analysis In the folktale “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain writes about a nameless narrator in the 19th century that is in search for information about a man named leonidas W. Smiley; he goes in search for Simon Wheeler that knew Smiley in his boyhood. Then the narrator of the text transfers to Simon to tell the story about Smiley.The use of a frame narrative that Twain uses helps indicate a juxtaposition between the two narrators;using diction to emphasize

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    and His Jumping Frog”, which will soon become The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. by a newly found writer known as “Mark Twain” (Powers 154). Twain carries a heavy burden, spurred on by the Civil War, which ended in 1865 (Gerald 336). After reading the story, all the maladies brought about from five years of fighting are suddenly lifted.(Powers 154). In Mark Twain’s The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, several of literary themes are incorporated, like creating a tall tale, as

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    Literary Analysis of The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County In many pieces of writing, the authors use figurative language in the text to connect with the reader. In the folktale “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain, the author uses a couple examples of imagery. Starting off from when the narrator searched for Simon Wheeler to ask about a friend’s friend named Leonidas W. Smiley, all the way to where the narrator was annoyed from Wheeler’s story and left. Twain

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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” are similar in terms of Twain’s figurative language, elongated syntax, and dialect. To begin, Mark Twain uses figurative language in both stories. For example, In “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, Twain uses a simile to describe a dog, “His underjaw’d begin to stick out like the fo’castle of a steamboat, and his teeth would uncover, and shine like the furnaces” (Twain 3). Another example of

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    In the story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain, the use of diction provides differences upon the certain class of characters. The text consist of three characters as the narrator looks for someone known as Smiley. He comes across a man by the name of Simon Wheeler and is caught in his story of another man by the name of Smiley which provides a story within a story. As clear of a difference as black and white, the diction of the narrator is more profound and well educated

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    writer during his lifetime and is still today long past his death. One of Twain’s famous works titled, “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” is a prime example of local color writing done during the 19th century. Twain’s novel shows the average person what life and the people in rural America are like. The story takes place in a gold mining camp in Calaveras County, California during the 1850s. Out west was still very rural and full of many different types of characters. Additionally, most people

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    Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." Part A In what ways can this story be considered a satire? This story can be considered a satire because the person which was the narrator, never wanted to hear it in the first place. Also, as wheeler goes on with elaborate explanations and descriptions, he cannot help but find humor picturing the narrator squirming in his seat and to leave the story before it is finished. In This story of “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras county” has a lot of “humor

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