Twain Short Stories by Mark Twain
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Luck, Is He Living Or Is He Dead?, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Mysterious Stranger.
Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for these short stories. All sentences are from the stories. Figurative language includes: "the next minute you'd see that frog whirling in the air like a doughnut" "he traveled like a duke" "a tornado of applause" "as solid as a gob of mud" "from the top of the precipice frowned a vast castle" "man is a museum of diseases" "I have examined his billion of possible careers." Allusions include: Frankenstein, Caesar, Napoleon, Socrates, Daniel Webster, Andrew Jackson.