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Bertino Forensics C10 Handwriting analysis, forgery and fraudulence

12 characteristics of handwriting shape of letters curve of letters the angle or slant of letters the proportional size of letters the use and appearance of connecting lines between letters the smoothness of letters the darkness of the lines on the upward compared- to the downward stroke the spacing between letters the spacing between words…

Life on the Mississippi

What kind of writer was Mark Twain An imagery writer What is the name of the boat that Sam got on Paul Jones Where does the Paul Jones journeys to and from Cincinnati to New Orleans and then heads back up to river to St. Louis Who persuades Mr. Bixby to learn the way of…

Lit mark twain and ch 1-2 TAOTS

twain birthday Nov 30, 1835 twain real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens twain hometown Hannibal, Missouri twain first job and age printer’s apprentice at 13 twain went where at 21 back to Mississippi river twain always wanted to be steamboat pilot pen name and what does it mean Mark Twain- riverboat term for water 2 fathoms…



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Mark Twain – Novels by Plot

The adopted daughter of a formerly wealthy family petitions Congress to purchase her family home after the Civil War. The Gilded Age Lookalike youths, one of low class and one of the aristocracy, switch places before the death of Henry VIII. The Prince and the Pauper Hit on the head, a man finds himself in…

American Architecture

Post & Lintel a structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a horizontal beam (lintel) Viga A rafter or roofbeam, especially a trimmed and peeled tree trunk whose end projects from an outside adobe wall. Vernacular Architecture is a category of architecture based on localized needs and construction materials, and reflecting local traditions. Greek Architecture…

Good Life Week 6

Excerpts from the Diaries of Adam and Eve By: Mark Twain Satire 1. Translates into having two meanings. 2. Mark Twain’s most common genre 3. Uses satire to describe the folly of Adam and Eve and to prove his point he uses stereotypes of men and women in the first man and woman. Adam invents…

Mark Twain

What was Mark Twain’s original name? Samuel Langhorne Clemens Where did Twain grow up? Hannibal, Missouri What significant event happened to Twain and his family when he was twelve? Twain’s father got pneumonia and died How did Twain find out that he enjoyed writing? When he was 15, he worked at his brother’s newspaper as…

Market Square Dog and My Papa, Mark Twain

Herriot wirites, “The Market Square Dog in the first person. Who narrates it? a veterinarian what best describes the dog in the story? he is a cross-bred of a sheepdog and a terrier Near the beginning of ” the Market Square dog” why cant the police catch the dog? the dog wouldn’t let him get…

Shakespeare’s Theatre

Southwark the name of the London suburb in which they built the Globe Thames the Globe stood on the bank of this great river Groundlings name for the audience members who stood in the pit Heavens name given to the roof over the stage area Inner above name of the small room in the back…

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)

William Dean Howells called Mark Twain “the _______ of our literature.” Lincoln Clemens spoke to the common people in their ______ language. common Samuel Clemens was born and raised on the ___________ River. Mississippi As a young man, Clemens learned how to pilot a ________. steamboat Clemens wrote under the assumed name of _________. Mark…

Mark Twain short stories

in what year was Mark Twain born? 1835 (November 30th) What is the title of Twain’s first successful story? Jumping Frog 1865 in addition to writing, what was one of Twain’s other professions? stemboat pilot newspaper apprentice What does the term Mark Twain mean? clear wave for sailing; safe to travel in List the name…


The use of language to criticize a subject by making it ridiculous and evoking attitudes of amusement, contempt, scorn, and/or indignation. satire Satire aims to improve or reform the condition/ concept that is being satirized by attracting attention to.. the matter that needs improvement Satire attacks: (6) an individual, a type of person, a social…

APUSH Chapter 25

Rapid and uncontrolled growth made American cities places of both exciting opportunity and severe social problems. True After 1880, most immigrants to America came from northern and western Europe. False. After 1880, most immigrants to America came from southern and eastern Europe. Most of the New Immigrants who arrived in America were escaping from the…

History 1 test/ Imperialism and Leopold II in Africa

What is imperialisms goal? To build and maintain an empire What is the difference in “old” imperialism “new” imperialism? 1. Old imperialism didn’t extend past islands or coastal regions. Didn’t go into non-European countries. Smaller number of encounters between Europeans & non-Europeans. New imperialism go beyond coastal regions. 2. During Old Europeans purchased goods that…

Author notes – Mark Twain

When was Mark Born? 1835 When did Mark Die? 1910 What was Mark’s real name? Samuel L. Clemens Where did he grow up? Hannibal, Missouri How old was he when his father died? 12 years old What did he go to work as? Printers apprentice At age 22 he reached a life long goal to…

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