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and tradesmen such as blacksmiths and tanners practiced their entertaining crafts for all to see.[1] So his homeland influences his dream, which is being pilot in steamboat. But his homeland not only gave him dream, also wrong thought. Violence was commonplace there, young Sam witnessed much death. When he was 9 years old he saw a local man murder a cattle rancher, and at 10 he watched a slave die after a white overseer struck him with a piece of iron. Missouri was a slave state, so young Twain familiar with the institution of slavery. He was also a riverboat pilot, journalist, lecturer, entrepreneur and inventor.
In his early life, Samuel Clemens has a special family. He has a moon and sun. His father, John Clemens, worked as a storekeeper, lawyer, judge and land speculator. But he is a day-dreamer, that he cannot get sustained fee. Sam is kind of a day-dreamer like his father sometimes. This allow his family faces financial problems. From Sam’s description: He was an unsmiling fellow; according to one legend, young Sam never saw him laugh. In contrast, his mother, Jane Lampton Clemens, is a sun. She is a fun-loving, tenderhearted homemaker, that she tells the stories during the harsh winter. It may affect his humorous speech and writing style. His father’s death , which in 1847, change his life totally. He has to find a job to earn his keep in 12-year-old life. He first worked at the Hannibal courier where paid hi with some food. At 15, he got a job as printer, occasional writer and...

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... revisit the world of his youth after twenty-one years away, "to see the river again, and the steamboats, and such of the boys as might be left."[10] It shows that he not only cares about the past of the Mississippi, but also cares about the changes in it. This book shows the entire rise and fall of

the steamboat industry in Twain’s view. Entire story of this book is describing by Twain’s view, which clearly shows you what he did and how he felt in that time.
"No, the romance and beauty were all gone from the river. All the value any feature of it had for me now was the amount of usefulness it could furnish towards compassing the safe piloting of a steamboat."[Chapter IX, Page 63]
From here, Twain is a realistic person, who do quickly understand what going around him.

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