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Prince and the Pauper Twain, Mark. The Prince and the Pauper.
Reason, Type and Setting: This is a historical fiction novel about two young boys from the extremes of two social statures. This book takes place in England during the second quarter of the sixteenth century. Prince Edward Tudor and Thomas Canty are the main characters of the story.
One day the prince sees Tom looking in at the castle and invites him in and they both talk about their different lifestyles. The prince has the idea to trade clothing with the pauper.
They both see that they look practically the same in the mirror and the prince decides to change places with Tom. The rest of the book is about how the two boys try to adjust to their new life and find a way to get switched back to their normal homes.
Prince Edward was a small and very young boy and the prince of Whales. It was the princes idea to change lives with Tom. Unable to recognize the repercussions of his decision when he made it, he soon suffered the consequences in seeing how cruel the world was outside of his own home.
Though the prince was very young and still naive and ignorant, he believed he was being very kind and open hearted by letting the pauper into his home. In reality the prince was just as selfish as he thought he was generous. I selected this character because I thought the lesson that he learned was a very valuable one.
He was able to really see and understand how his citizens lived and when he would become king he knew that he would have to rule accordingly.
Instead of holding his own lifestyle as his top priority, the young king sees that he will now need to be more respectful of the lower class not just the wealthy community. I was interested in the character because I found his personality and stubborn attitude was unique and likeable.
The by the end of the story Edward had become a more sensitive and cultured boy, helping him rule the country he loved the best way he could. I enjoyed the novel and I found the story line intriguing. It was definitely amusing to see how ignorant the small prince was and how he knew nothing about the real world before the switch.
One of my favorite lines was when Edward and Tom were talking about the people who took care of the prince. Who helpeth them undress at night? Who attireth them when they rise?
It is hard to relate the story to my own life because I am and will always be so different than the two boys.
I have never had an uncomfortable living condition or an over exorbitant one. It was important for the end of the book to come to the two boys switching back to their normal lives and be able to apply what they had learned during their experiences to their normal life. Author, Context and Trivia: Mark Twain is a very famous and well renowned author.
I have read Huck Finn as well as The Prince and The Pauper, both of which were interesting and well thought out plot lines. I personally enjoyed The Prince and The Pauper more than the Huckleberry Finn, because of the style and simply the story line.
I have not read another book like this one but I would be interested in looking into other books like this. I hope to be given more opportunities to read more from this author.The Prince and the Pauper By Mark Twain Write a brief non-fiction report on a subject presented in the book.
For example, for Moby Dick, you might write a report on whales. 3. Create a Book Jacket. Create a cover design and an original summary of the book. The Prince and the Pauper, by Mark Twain, is part of the Literary Classics Collection, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras/5(25).
The Prince and the Pauper The Wilco Book; The Twelve Dancing Princesses when Edward, the prince, tries telling pauper Tom's parents that he is really the Prince of Wales, Tom's mother.
It is believed that some of his best works came to life in ’s. Some of his best books are “The Prince and the Pauper”, “Life on Mississippi”, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and its sequel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” He kept a cheerful spirit and is well known for his humoristic novels.
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Find this Pin and more on prince & pauper by maggie eisenbarth. A prince and a poor kid from the slums trade places.