The Importance Of Mark Twain's Style In Literature

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Classic authors have been making unique stories that catch people 's attention for centuries and centuries. Mark Twain, O. Henry, and John Steinbeck each have their own style in their stories that are distinctive and personal to them. They use regional dialect, symbolism, and irony. That makes them each or their writing pieces special to them.
Mark Twain 's stories show his style through "regional dialect." Regional dialect is shown very often in his novels, such as "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Prince in the Pauper". Regional dialect is very important to Mark Twain 's style because it presents a preferred visual to the reader or thought of where the characters live and the time and place that they live in. In Chapter 2 of "The Adventures
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Henry’s style is different then most authors. His writings use very strong wordplay and hilarious acts of irony that really make the story interesting. In his short story Gift of the Magi, the setting is Christmas and a couple who needs to get each other gifts for this year, but they don 't have enough money. They sell their personal belongings to get the gifts. The irony of it all is that the items they sold have to do with the gifts they got each other. “ I sold the watch to get the money to buy the combs..." (pg 6) This quote shows what the couple went through to get the gift for the other person, only to find that it won’t be put to use. The story may have a strong twist, but at the end, it leaves the message to put others before yourself, even if there is a risk. “After Twenty Years” also has that same irony twist. His writing gives his stories interesting and funny traits not a lot of authors have. This makes O. Henry’s style very different.
In conclusion, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck and O. Henry each have an extraordinary signature writing style. As you can see classic authors have different writing styles shown in the previous writings. They use these styles to hook people’s attention in their story. Those three classic authors represent a unique style that authors
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