The Father of Literature

Krismawati By Krismawati, 12th Nov 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Mark Twain is The Father of Literature of the which his works very global, timeless and is still known by today's generation.

The Father of Literature

"I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don't go out with Halley's Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: “Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together."
Yes, it is a statement as well as an astonishing accurate prediction of Mark Twain for his death. Who is not familiar with Mark Twain, "The Father of Literature". Not only well-known in his country, but the works of Mark Twain even become one of the biggest collection belongs to the world of literature.
Mark Twain, who has a real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens, was born on 30 November 1835, two weeks after the appearance of Halley's comet which closest to Earth's surface and dying from a heart attack on 21 April 1910, one day after the reappearance of Halley's Comet.
His books often used as literary study materials not only in formal schools, but to the level of professional training of writing. As a writer, seems that Mark Twain was born in so lucky time, because by what he saw and endured in his life, he was able to produce works that are full of meaning and inspiration.
Through his work at once Mark Twain witnessed important historical stages of USA development from a multicultural country which full of internal conflict up to become a superpower in the world. If you want to know the history of USA, the works of Mark Twain could represent it. He spend his childhood in transition end slavery era where issues of poverty, racism, the industrial revolution became a source of unrest and internal conflict of the nation.
What is the privilege of the works of Mark Twain that make it still timeless in today? In addition to a simple story idea, his work more constitute of his personal experience with a little spice of fiction, his story style flows with a simple language that is easy to understand readership make Mark Twain's books are not only become the consumption of certain circles. The works of Mark Twain is timeless and interesting not only in his time, but still interesting to read today.


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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
14th Sep 2014 (#)

Well written,. Mark Twain is a giant in the literary firmament - siva

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