Samuel Clemens better known as Mark Twain speaks best about the American experience through is unique literary voice, and through his classic writing techniques. His humorous writing tone, accomplished by over exaggeration, brought him to be one of the finest American fiction writers of his time. Regional dialect and slang were just a few of his techniques used in capturing the local color of the United States, and they helped win his way into the
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unique literary form that we have come to love. What person hasn't heard of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn? Americans grow up hearing the stories, dreaming about them , because they are American.
Mark Twains success in writing came due to the fact that he wrote of the truths and tribulations of a country, using humor and narration, to captivate audiences, and those stories are the quintessential image of what it is to be an American.