The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

By Mark Twain

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Welcome All

December 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Dear Reader, This website is dedicated to Mark Twain’s “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Cavaleras County” the site may provide you with some info about the story that you might not know. In the post that follow you will see a number of different  types of posts. Some will be answers of questions others will […]

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Revise My Site

December 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

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Conference Presentation

December 7th, 2011 · No Comments

This is now view-able at the top of my Blog if you click “conference presentation”

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The Marriage Plot part 1

December 1st, 2011 · No Comments

A) The Hannas’ house was a hundred-year-old Tudor. . . . Inside, everything was tasteful and half falling apart. The Oriental carpets had stains. The brick-red kitchen linoleum was thirty years old. When Mitchell used the powder room, he saw that the toilet paper dispenser had been repaired with Scotch tape. So had the peeling […]

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Open-ended-ness

November 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Would the Frog have one the race if he wasn’t sabotaged ? To answer this question i believe i might have to talk to mr.twain himself. If i was to do a search through our database i probably would start with searching other Twain stories and their underling meanings. I would need to know the […]

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Rumpelstiltskin

November 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Worth Manikin trades ring and necklace for spun gold Manikin trades child for spun gold Happiness King marries daughter King rejoices Queen learns true names Sadness Daughter put into room with task Manikin splits into two Queens incorrectly guesses names Manikin returns for promised child Cheating Uses Manikan to spin gold Uses messenger to find […]

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A Semiotician 2

November 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Step 1 – Analyze the Words in the poem, identify the significant words and formulate a meaning for them. Step 2 – Identify the use of the words. How are they supposed to be read in the poem? Could other words work in the place of these words as well? Step 3 – Now knowing […]

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Annotated Paragraph

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Simon Wheeler backed me into a corner and blockaded me there with his chair , and then sat me down and reeled off the… SEE: http://eng170wqc.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/?page_id=109&preview=true

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A Semiotician’s Shakespeare edition

October 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Step 1 – Analyze the Words in the poem, identify the significant words and formulate a meaning for them. Step 2 – Identify the use of the words. How are they supposed to be read in the poem? Could other words work in the place of these words as well? Step 3 – Analyze the […]

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HOVERING

October 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“Since a New Critic would not look at _______what the author is trying to say __________, it is important that we begin with ________Text________.” A new critic would analyze each and every word phrase and sentence in this poem to understand its literal meaning. In doing so they would have to define every word to […]

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