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I will be comparing and contrasting two stories. One called, "A Toast to the Old Inhabitants: The Weather of New England" and another called “The Dog that Bit People.” In this essay I was comparing and contrasting humorous techniques the authors use like understand and hyperbole. Also I'll be comparing and contrasting the authors’ techniques, tone, style, and perspective.
In “A Toast to the Oldest Inhabitant: The Weather of New England,” Mark Twain uses hyperbole to make spring in New England seem like a life or death situation. He also over-exaggerates how horrid spring actually is. “In the spring, I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours,” he means that predicting the climate in New England is almost impossible because it changes very often in little time. In a day the climate can change drastically making the people who live there uncertain of simple things like what clothes to put on that day or simpler as if whether take an umbrella or not. He also said: “he not only had weather enough, but weather to spare; weather to ...
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