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The Mysterious Stranger

Number 44 (Satan) says this to August after he tells him he is leaving him. August, who is unhappy at the news of Number 44's departure, says to him that surely they will meet in the afterlife....

Latest answer posted July 22, 2020 2:11 pm UTC

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The Mysterious Stranger

A more appropriate parallel than Satan in Mark Twain’s The Mysterious Stranger and Barbara Undershaft in George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara would be Satan and Andrew Undershaft, patriarch of the...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2014 7:58 pm UTC

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The Mysterious Stranger

Twain actually wrote multiple versions, each unfinished, but all included Satan as a character. One version, The Chronicle of Young Satan, is about the nephew of Satan who lives in an Austrian...

Latest answer posted July 4, 2007 3:38 am UTC

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The Mysterious Stranger

The subject quotation is taken from The Mysterious Stranger, an unfinished novella by Mark Twain. Although Twain penned several different versions of the tale, it is clear that his intention for...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2020 11:14 pm UTC

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The Mysterious Stranger

Mark Twain's use of dreams in the story "The Mysterious Stranger" is complex and at times delves into somewhat tricky philosophical territory. The story, on its very entertaining surface, is about...

Latest answer posted April 2, 2016 1:21 am UTC

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The Mysterious Stranger

There is a lengthy summary of Twain's work at eNotes. Although it is not broken down chapter-by-chapter, you should be able to get a good idea of all the important events throughout. The link to...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2007 8:09 pm UTC

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The Mysterious Stranger

All of Mark Twain’s classic works had already been published by the time The Mysterious Stranger was posthumously published in 1916. In fact, The Mysterious Stranger is generally considered to be...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2012 12:00 am UTC

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