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Mark Twain, Chapter 57 hey fairly reveled in gold, whisky, fights, and fandangoes, and were unspeakably happy. Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica,, University of Virginia Library Copyright © 2018 Course Hero, Inc. Violence & Death Violence is celebrated, and death could come any time in the West. Language Language helps reveal the personalities of Twain and others. Travel & Adventure Twain thirsts for adventure, new horizons, and novel experiences. Themes Newly appointed secretary of Nevada Territory Twain’s Brother Clever miner and loyal friend to Twain Higbie Blacksmith and experienced miner with a big heart Mr. Ballou Adventurous, witty young man hoping to strike it rich Mark Twain Key Figures Twain is the pen name of Samuel Clemens, a celebrated Missouri author of novels, short stories, essays, and travel books beloved by generations. While traveling west in his 20s, Twain gathered the journalistic skills, practical knowledge, and humorous observations that fill Roughing It, his second memoir. MARK TWAIN1835–1910 Author Twain adventures through California and Hawaii as a miner and news writer. California & Beyond None of Twain’s claims pan out despite his hopes for quick riches in the silver mines. Mining in Nevada Twain’s stagecoach crosses mountains and deserts and is robbed by desperadoes. Overland Journey Roughing It is Twain’s record of his travels in the West during the 1860s. Twain mines for silver, writes for newspapers, sees the sights, and lives with gusto. His humorous observations, tall tales, and breathtaking descriptions take the reader along on his exciting adventure. Roaming the West with Literary Style OVERVIEW English Original Language 1872 Year Published Mark Twain Author Roughing It Memoir Nonfiction

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