Accent + Diction = Mark Twain's Dialect

Unit 11: Literacy: What's Your (Local) Color? Regionalism in the American Short Story
Lesson 2 of 8

Objective: SWBAT apply their knowledge of language and context clues to understand the wording of Mark Twain's writing.

Big Idea: "Th' wo'ds used an' th' way in which they're pronounced make up th' dialeck of a region, as enny fool kin plainly see."

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English / Language Arts, dialect (Literary Terms), author biography, Literature, Fictional Literature, mark twain, figures of speech, frame narrative, The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
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