But probably the most striking thing about Twain – and a measure of his genius – was his ability to write humorously about issues that made him seethe with anger. Twain believed that laughter was the “one really effective weapon” people possesse... ... middle of paper ... ... American history, and forever will be. Twain’s way of including humor without it being blatantly obvious, will surely ensure his place as the great American humorist. Works Cited Hori, Naomi. "An Analysis of Mark Twain's Humor in His The Innocents Abroad."
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