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Veronica Yang
Jun 16, 2016 Veronica Yang rated it liked it
Cub Pilot on the Mississippi, a nonfiction story, is an interesting text with very different but similar characters. Mark Twain is an apprentice cub pilot working on a steamboat. Brown is a pro pilot also working on the same boat. The two characters have a conflict arising from the beginning of the story. As the story flows, the tension develops. This tension raises due to the differences between the two characters. Twain and Brown have some differences and similarities in regards to their posit ...more
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Aug 07, 2016 Doyeon Kim rated it liked it
Cub pilot is a story by Mark Twain, a well-known writer and humorist. This book is based on a real experience by Mark Twain of when he was a cub pilot on the Mississippi river, written in first person’s viewpoint (Mark Twain). It is a very intense but a humorous book with lots of inner and outer conflicts going on throughout the chapters.

Brown is Mark Twain's “evil” teacher who teaches him to master in controlling things on the steamboat, and Twain continuously shows his dislike about Brown thr
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a little true story from his life
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).

Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. He apprenticed with a printer. He also work
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