Literature Study GuidesThe Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County | Study Guide

Mark Twain

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Overview

Author

Mark Twain

Year Published

1865

Type

Short Story

Genre

Comedy

Perspective and Narrator

"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is a nested narrative. An unnamed first-person narrator visiting a 19th-century mining camp passes on stories told by Simon Wheeler, a wordy storyteller in the camp.

Tense

"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is told in the past tense.

About the Title

"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" builds to a ridiculous story about a frog trained to win jumping contests. However, the frog doesn't win the big contest and so is not celebrated in the end.

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