The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was written by Samuel Clemens,.
life, which covered the years 1835-1910.
experiences before his first book, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of.
Calaveras County, was published in 1867, including stints as a printer,.
a steamboat pilot, a gold prospector, a journalist in Nevada and San.
Francisco during the height of the Gold Rush, and a renowned.
lecturer, known for his story-telling and stage presence. He was.
married to Olivia Langdon for 34 years, until her death in 1904, and.
fathered three daughters--Susy, Clara, Jean.
Under the pen name Mark Twain, Sam Clemens published over.
30 works of literature--encompassing satire, historical fiction, short.
stories, and nonfiction. Many of his writings have reached the.
pinnacles of American and world literature, including the timeless.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The.
Prince and the Pauper, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's.
Court. Besides these easily recognized classics, Twain wrote five.
fascinating Travelogues, detailing his experiences in the western.
United States, along the Mississippi River, in Europe, the Mideast, and.
Asia. Lesser-known gems of Twain's catalogue are a detailed history.
of Joan of Arc, excerpts from the personal Diaries if Adam and Eve,.
and Letters from Satan's visit to earth.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is considered as one of Twain's.
most finest works of literature. It tells of a boy growing up along the.
Mississippi River in the 1840s. The book tells the story of one.
summer of Tom's and all of his escapades and adventures he.
undergoes with the infamous friend Huck Finn. In the book, Twain.
uses such forms of figurative language as metaphors, similes,.
onomatopoeia, personification, imagery, realism, and more. Some.
examples of these are included in the text below. .
Examples of imagery are shown throughout the whole novel as.
Twain tries to let the reader in on how the Mississippi area looked like.