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What college did Mark Twain go to?
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Besides, what school did Mark Twain go to?
Answer and Explanation: Mark Twain (a.k.a. Samuel Clemens) did not attend college. He left school after the fifth grade in order to work for a printer as an apprentice.
Subsequently, question is, why did Mark Twain quit school? Mark Twain. The death of his father in 1847 left the family in a financial crunch forcing Samuel to drop out of school while studying in grade five. He set out to work in order to support himself and the family. Among the many jobs Samuel undertook was becoming a printer's apprentice and a journeyman printer.
Beside above, did Mark Twain have an education?
The genius writer and father of American literature, Mark Twain, was not educated beyond elementary school. His expresses cynicism toward the mediocre education system of this time in his quotes about education. He believed that schooling was different from education and learning.
What made Mark Twain famous?
Mark Twain was an American humorist, novelist, and travel writer. Today he is best remembered as the author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain is widely considered one of the greatest American writers of all time.