Презентация Жизнь и творчество Марка Твена презентация

Mark Twain 1835 - 1910

Слайд 1Составила Дуженкова Елена Витальевна
учитель английского языка

ФГКОУ СОШ № 8 г. Севастополя

Презентация «Жизнь и творчество Марка Твена»

Слайд 2Mark Twain
1835 - 1910

Слайд 4
Samuel Clemens was born on November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri.


was the sixth of seven children.

Слайд 5Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known to the world as Mark Twain, was

the son of a small-town lawyer in the State of Missouri.
When the boy was five years old, he was sent to school, Little Samuel did not like school but he had many friends and was their leader. In summer, when school was over, the boys spent many happy hours on the Missouri River.

Слайд 6 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
As Mark Twain said later,

many events in
"The Adventures of Tоm Sawyer" really took place and the characters were from real life,
Tom Sawyer was very often the portrait of the writer,
Aunt Polly was his mother.

Слайд 7When Samuel was 11 years old, his father died leaving nothing

to his wife and 4 children. Samuel had to leave school and look for work. His elder brother was working as a printer and he helped the boy to learn printing.
For some years Samuel worked as a printer for the town newspaper and later for his brother, who at that time had started a small newspaper. The two young men published it themselves.
Samuel wrote short humorous stories and printed them for their newspaper.

Слайд 8When Samuel was a boy, he dreamed of becoming a sailor.

At twenty, he found a job on a boat travelling up and down the Mississippi. On that boat he learned the work of a pilot. From this he got his pen-name "Mark Twain" (a call used for depth sounding by Mississippi pilots).

Слайд 9Клеменс утверждал, что псевдоним «Марк Твен» был взят им в юности

из терминов речной навигации. Тогда он был помощником лоцмана на Миссисипи, а термином «марк твен» («mark twain», дословно — «отметь две сажени») называли минимальную глубину, пригодную для прохождения речных судов.

Слайд 11Later the young man worked with the gold-miners in California for

a year.
There he began to write short stories and he was invited to work as a journalist for a newspaper.

The many professions that he did gave Mark Twain knowledge of life and people, and helped him to find his true profession—the profession of a writer.

Слайд 12In 1870, he married, and a new and happy life began

for him.

He had one son and three daughters, whom he loved very much and was the happiest man when they were with him.
They settled in Buffalo, New York.

Слайд 14As a journalist Mark Twain travelled very much over the country.

profession of a writer did not bring much money to Mark Twain and he had to give lectures on literature and read his stories to the public.
He visited many countries, and for a long time lived in England.
In 1907, Oxford University gave Mark Twain an honorary doctorate of letters.

Слайд 15In 1876, the writer published
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer“

and in 1884

Слайд 16"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn".
The writer showed

boys and girls in the novels with such sympathy and understanding that readers always see themselves in these characters.
Mark Twain protested there against slavery and one of the main characters in the novel "Huckleberry Finn" is a Negro, Jim, who is honest, brave and kind.

Слайд 17On April 21, 1910, Sam Clemens died at the age of


The monument
to Mark Twain
and his Grave

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