Mark Twain and American Humor


Subject:
Literature: Fiction , Humor , General Resources , Humor , Short Stories

Description:
This lesson plan for high school students examines the "structure and characterization in the short story and consider the significance of humor through a study of Mark Twain's 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.'" Includes links to the short story and to related material on topics such as literary humor (and "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," by Nathaniel Hawthorne). From EDSITEment, a joint project of the National Endowment for the Humanities and other organizations.

Publisher:
EDSITEment

Language:
English

Source:
http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=327


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