Mark Twain's Use Of Realism In The Gilded Age

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Throughout his life, he grew up working many jobs and it was in the early years of his life he found his true passion for novel writing through his first job. He is now known as a great author for his use of realism in his novels. Today his books are known all around the world for his mischievous characters. Samuel L. Clemens, more famously known as Mark Twain, came to love his passion for writing and became a well-known author in the realism time period.
The literary time period that takes place during Mark Twain was Realism. This time period was very based on the world. He did not have much romance or fiction, they were very dull. This was easy for Twain because he worked in newspaper print shop and was very exposed to the journalism and society of his time. The Realism time period was very focused on the middle and lower class of society it depicted their lives in his stories. Most of his characters were based on these classes. One of his books was banned from public school systems, because many people found the book offensive, even though it spoke the truth about the society of his time (Herrera, Pauline). “Although Twain was indeed part of the Realist Movement, you could argue that he was in a class or a movement of his own.” (Herrera, Pauline). One novel he wrote with Charles Dudley Warner was The Gilded Age, this
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Samuel L. Clemens, more famously known as Mark Twain, came to love his passion for writing and became a well known author in the Realism time period. Today Mark Twain is know all around the world for his contribution to American literature. His books are read in schools all across America and is still known today as the father of American literature. When Olivia died of heart failure, he became lonely and sad in his last years his life (Encyclopædia Britannica). He died on April 10, 1910. His cause of death was a heart attack (Biography). Even though his book was banned from school, Mark Twain showed us the truth about society through his
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