Mark Twain Questions

1. Why is Twain considered a humorist and a realist at the same time?

2. What does Twain mean by the quote “Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody”?

3. What character was inspired by Twain’s living near The Mississippi?

4. Where and how did Samuel Langhorne Clemens get his pen name?

5. What wealth did he find in Nevada?

6. What launched Mark’s career as a writer?

7. How was colloquial speech transformed into literary language?

8. How did Twain know what a soldier feels when a bullet crashes through his heart?

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