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  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
    In his story "The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg," Mark Twain uses satire to convey a powerful message. One example of satire is the way he pokes fun at a town that is alleged to be incorruptible....

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  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
    In Mark Twain's "The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg," a town becomes embroiled over a bag of gold that mysteriously appears and has no owner. This is a town that prides itself on its honesty;...

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  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
    Mark Twain’s “The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg” is a short story about the frailty of human virtue and how easy it is to destroy it. Hadleyburg is a town that has intentionally cultivated a...

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  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
    Mark Twain had a poor opinion of human nature. He usually expressed this opinion humorously, but he became increasingly disenchanted with humanity as he aged. Here is a famous quote which...

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    In Mark Twain’s short story “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg,” the leading citizens of a town renowned for its virtue (and proud of that fact) are publicly exposed as greedy liars. After...

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    In my opinion, it does. Towards the end of the story, you'll see the city stamp that says "lead me not into temptation" and it was changed to "lead me into temptation." I don't know if this has...

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  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
    One theme is that everybody is vulnerable to corruption. Another statement could be that true virtue does not depend on one's reputation but upon one's inner integrity - choosing to do what is...

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  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
    Enotes provides a wonderful link to themes, which I have included below, but I will address your question briefly to get you started.The most powerful theme in Twain's story - as in many of his...

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    On the surface, the people in the town represent a greedy, selfish American society in the 1890s. The conflict is the struggle between individual self-interests and the society in which...

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  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
    There is a summary here: http://www.enotes.com/man-corrupted but basically, An omniscient narrator opens the story with a description of Hadleyburg, U.S.A., as "honest," "upright," and very proud...

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