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Copyright: Forever Less One Day

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Comparison between Mark Twain’s times and ours

In our times, we have access to practically an infinite amount of information, we can communicate with nearly every person on the planet with relative ease and go from a continent to another in a matter of hours. 

In Mark Twain’s times, the majority of things a person would know during his lifetime was assimilated during school, there were few books to read (in comparison to the present), journeys took very long (the principal means of transport were the steam train and the steam boat) and people communicated slow and hard, mostly by letters.

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