The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calavers County Summary

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The folktale, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, written by Mark Twain, is about a self-centered man named Smiley who was finally tricked out of his money after winning multiple bets. Twain presented tone in a cocky and arrogant manner, helping us better understand the personality and logic of Smiley. The arrogance displayed in the tone implied that Smiley was stubborn and had an excessive amount of confidence in his actions and intuition. He spoke as if there was no need for anyones opinion and as if he could care less about the input of others. The way he incorporates the word “Anyways” into his speech provides the reader with an understanding that he disregards everything that individuals say. An alibi regarding
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