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2 edition of The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras county found in the catalog.

The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras county

and other sketches

by Mark Twain

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Published by A.S. Irving in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mark Twain
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 91601, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 91601
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches (56 fr.)
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24993727M
ISBN 100665916019
OCLC/WorldCa228977808

Mark Twain’s short story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” was a huge success when it was published on Novem in the New York Saturday established Twain’s reputation as a humorist with a great ear for regional American dialects. The story is set in a mining camp during the gold rush in California, and its subject is a bet, on a frog, gone awry. "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is an short story by Mark Twain. It was also published as "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog.".

In “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” an unnamed narrator tracks down a man named Simon Wheeler in a tavern in a small mining town in California called Angel’s Camp. The narrator has been advised by his friend in the East to seek out Wheeler in order to ask him about a man named Leonidas W. r, instead of telling him about Leonidas, Wheeler launches into a.   Our story is called "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." It was written by Mark Twain. Here is Shep O'Neal with the story. A friend Author: VOA Learning English.

“The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” uses the framework of a story within a story, with the search for the Reverend Smiley being the least important part of the story. • The main narrator, Simon Wheeler, uses a serious, deadpan and understated style that gives the tale an overall humorous effect. The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County. HOW IT WORKS / Results / Library / Contact / Register / Log in / Mark Twain is a very important name in American literature. However, it may take days or even weeks to read and assess some of his longer books. This short story is perfect for a compact lesson in style. It features the dialect that.


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