Life on the Mississippi: Summary & Analysis


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Life on the Mississippi is written as a _____ book.

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1. According to Life on the Mississippi, when Mark Twain was a child, he wanted to be a _____.

2. In Life on the Mississippi, Bixby teaches Mark Twain to navigate a steamship on the _____ River.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz/worksheet combo to assess your understanding of Life on the Mississippi. Important events and characters in this work are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • What Mark Twain wanted to be as a child
  • Where Bixby teachers Mark Twain how to navigate a steamship
  • What type of book Life on the Mississippi is written as
  • Themes present in this work

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the number of years between Twain's writings of his apprenticeship and the tales of his voyage to New Orleans
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how Life on the Mississippi is written and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, access the lesson called Life on the Mississippi: Summary & Analysis. Other topics you can look over include:

  • Mark Twain's dreams
  • How Life on the Mississippi begins
  • Where most of Twain's journeys occur