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Fri Aug 16, 2013, 09:14 PM

14. Most comic voices have a dark edge, don't they?

And sometimes seem bitter. I think Twain's pessimism came from the loss of all his loved ones, as well as going bankrupt late in life. He seemed very disillusioned with the imperialistic jingoistic numbskulls of his day as well. Perhaps sensing the direction the world was heading.

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