The Lowest Animal by Mark Twain -Collections 11 (pg.373-382) - Coggle…
The Lowest Animal by Mark Twain -Collections 11 (pg.373-382)
Died on April 21st, 1910 in Redding, Connecticut.
Author of Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).
Born Non 30,1935 in Florida, Missouri.
Author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885).
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Pen name"Mark Twain").
He used humor to communicate his ideas.
Mark Twain's 'The Lowest Animal' is a comparison between animals and humans.
He uses satire to point out faults in human nature.
He wants to disprove Darwin's theory of descent of man from lower animal and suggests that man descended from higher.
Throughout the reading the author suggests many times that animals are better than humans.
Twain justifies his reasoning by telling the reader scientific experiments he has read or studied.
Twain shows the cruelty of man in an example of Earl who hunts not only for food but also for fun. On the contrary, the anaconda kills only one calf for food.
Twain compares roosters to humans. A rooster can have multiple wives but a person cannot because he keeps them by brute force.
Twain shows how humans are the only animals who enslave and rob his fellow.
Twain tells in the last experiment about several diverse animals live peacefully in the same cage while the civilized people end up killing each other.
Bad morals take you no where but down.
A reckless mindset gives humanity a reckless title.
Humans become lower than animals when they show hatred and cruelty towards others.
Twain explains the role of religion in the lives of humans.He describes a certain point in history where religion has been destructive.
Which bird is a universal symbol of peace?
What is the fastest animal on the earth?
What make some animals extinct?
Ca you name some endangered animals?
What kind of pet animals do you have?
How do you feel about the use of animals for medical research?
Do you have a pet animal?
What do you think of hunting? Would you eat an animal that you killed yourself?
What are some animals that live in your country?
Elements of satire