Why Mark Twain is Famous
Why was Mark Twain famous and well known throughout the world? But first what is the fame I am talking about. Many people become famous for mainly two reasons. One is being known or talked about by many people, and the second is achieving something notable that nobody else has done before. Now which category does Twain fall under now? He falls under the category of being known by people and what he does, so he falls under both. The important thing is the he didn’t try to be popular in the first place, but because of his personality of having a big heart and his humorous attributes he did. People just looked up to him, mainly for how close he follow his ideals without being told how he should live his life. As he traveled the world, he left a little impression on everyone that he met along his journey to get free from his debt. Some people believe that Mark Twain is mainly famous for his American literature. Like many know of the books “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Others say he is famous for his popular lectures that he gave all around the world. Always appeared elegantly clad in his trademark white suit that complemented his white mustache and his distinctive hair, along with his cigar. I believe that Mark Twain is famous because a lot of people like and know him for stuff he did in his life.
Whenever you here about Mark Twain, the first thing that you think about is his books that he has written. I only knew about him through the books that I had read during my middle school years and high school years. His books spread joy and laughs to all the readers out there. He wrote light, humorous verse but evolved into grim, and almost profane chronicler of the vanities, hypocrisies and murderous acts of mankind. In his books, you could see insights into the human psyche and each word he wrote stirs both controversy and admiration. Some would say he might have been a racist for his...
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