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What does Twain's use of understatement help serve his purpose in life on the Mississippi?
They create new landforms and mabye some useful minerals.
A figure of speech in which a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is - the opposite of exaggeration.
A vestigial is an organ that serves no useful function in an organism. There is only one useless organ belonging to the human body. The Appendix no longer aids in digestio…n. Four other body parts humans no longer need are the tailbone, wisdom teeth, body hair and male nipples. These are called vestigial organs.
the Pinckney Treaty
Answer Metals for the wires, sillicon and phosphorus for the semi-conductors in the transistors that are in the chips, and plastic for the casing. … -DJ Craig
Otiose is a single word synonym for serving no useful purpose.
Art was used to celebrate African religious beliefs ,told stories ,and served practical purposes.
Choosing the Dean of the House of Representatives
It is reminiscent of the Buddha's words "You only lose that which you cling to". In the end, the man got the opposite of what he asked for. Hence the line: "Pleasure, Love, Fa…me, Riches: they are but temporary disguises for lasting realities - Pain, Grief, Shame, Poverty". It teaches us that whatever we rely on for satisfaction in life is bound to let us down in the end, and that it is better not to rely on anything. My theory is that, had the man chosen death, he would have ultimately received life, for it is only when we die to our pleasures that we are free to see them as they truly are: fleeting distractions on the empty plain of life. It is only when you know and accept this truth that you are able to transcend it. Or something like that....
it delivers oxygen to your muscles, which need more oxygen during exercise
Mark Twain's purpose of writing the novel Huckleberry Finn was to inform his audience the flaws and problems he saw in society by using Satire (rhetorical device). The beauty …of using satire was that it was humorous with a serious message, subtle yet powerful. The novel was both a work of humor and serious social commentary. Twain uses generous amounts of satire of man's cruelty to man, of religious hypocrisy, of Romanticism, and of superstition in Huck Finn both to amuse the reader and, more importantly, to make the reader aware of the social "ills" which Twain saw at the time.
Understatement is deliberately using a less effective description to make a point, such as the following examples: . Tiger Woods is a pretty good golfer. . Einstein was a f…airly smart guy. . Hitler wasn't a very nice man
magnets help us because magnets can help power your refrigerator.
In Mark Twain
Most of the adventures of tom sawyer recorded in the book really occured... part of his plan (mark twain) has been to try to pleasantly remind adults of what they once were th…emselves, and how they felt and thought and talked, and what they queer enterprises they sometimes engaged in. Another reason he choose to write this book is because he hated how every other child book was about a perfect boy as he called them "Model Boy" books. Written by a girl in SA, TX
Some individuals in the past believed what is quoted below "The appendix servers absolutely no purpose to humans and haven't done so in thousands of years. In fact, the appe…ndix can easily kill you, but it can not help you in any way, ever!" New research is showing that the appendix can actually be a safe haven for beneficial bacteria that promotes healthy intestinal function. However, when the opening of the appendix into the cecum becomes blocked then a nasty appendicitis can occur.