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The Innocents Abroad

Chapter 7 begins with an account of a week-long storm at sea. On the seventh night, it was so rough that the men left their cabins to witness the spectacle of the storm. The sea settles, the ship...

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The Innocents Abroad

The Preface introduces Twain's work as "travel-writing," while humorously separating it from "solemn scientific" writing, "attractive" though that might be. He explains that portions of his writing...

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The Innocents Abroad

It is a funny story! You can find it in chapter 57 of The Innocents Abroad. The hotel was called “Benton House” and the description of his stay there is hilarious. I stopped at the Benton House....

Latest answer posted January 19, 2013 10:58 pm UTC

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The Innocents Abroad

In The Innocents Abroad, Twain draws comedy from various sources, including his fellow travelers, the people he meets in the countries they visit, and the dichotomy between grandiose narratives he...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2020 12:42 am UTC

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