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Mark Twain (a real name — Samuel Lengkhorn Clemens) was an American writer. In 1857 he became a pilot's pupil, achieved his dream. Having written some humoresques for a newspaper in Virginia City, in August, 1862 he became its employee. As his pseudonym he took expression "the Measure 2" that meant sufficient depth for safe swimming.In „Concerning The American Language" the author disputes over the matter of languages. Mark Twain uses various stylistic means to make the language more wiwid. In „Concerning The American Language" you can find original similes and epithets. Enjoy the brilliant style of the famous American writer. Let him express his great thoughts. Mark Twain has talent to write simple and with humour about difficult things.