Марк Твен – один из самых известных американских писателей, чьи произведения отличает живость повествования, искромётный юмор и умение тонко поднимать философские вопросы. «Принц и нищий» – блестящее произведение автора, которое любят и взрослые, и дети, по праву стало классикой мировой литературы. Волею судеб мальчик-бедняк Том Кенти оказывается в королевском дворце и меняется одеждой с принцем Эдуардом, что послужит началом незабываемых приключений…Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!
Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this novel. All sentences are from the novel. Figurative language includes: "the forest of legs," "Hunger is pride's master," "busy as ants," "He felt much as a man might who had danced blithely out to enjoy a rainbow and got struck by lightning." Alliteration includes: "The high hedge hid him," "He bathed his bleeding feet in the brook," "After hours of persistent pursuit and persecution, the little prince was at last deserted . . ."
By the author of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. A fascinating “coming of age” tale, complete with switched identities, national security, danger, and intrigue. Set in London during the bloody reign of King Henry VIII, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward. Through a series of unpredictable events, these boys from different worlds meet and playfully dress in each other’s clothing—surprised to see themselves in a mirror and realize that they could easily be mistaken for the other. The real prince, dressed as the poor boy, is thrown into the street, but not before he hides the Great Seal of England in his clothing. What follows is a tale full of pathos, danger, and plot twists during which the authority of the king is threatened and the two boys are forced to adapt to the foreign world of the other. Though this is a classic of historical fiction, the famous Mark Twain spins a thriller that is both entertaining and relatable to modern readers. This book has been adapted into several major motion pictures beginning with the 1937 version starring Errol Flynn. About the Publisher Authors Jacob Nordby and Aaron Patterson founded Stonehenge Classics to restore timeless classics for the digital age and provide modern readers with new reasons to rediscover books that connect us to our past treasures of truth, beauty, and wisdom. More Titles in the StoneHenge Classics Literature Series don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes Call of the Wild – Jack London The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas Dracula – Bram Stoker Peter Pan – J.M. Barrie A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Washington Irving Alice's Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde The War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells
This eBook edition of "The Prince and the Pauper (Illustrated Children's Classic)" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Set in 1547, The Prince and the Pauper tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. Tom, the youngest boy in a poor family living in London, has always aspired to a better life, encouraged by the local priest. Loitering around the palace gates one day, he sees the Prince Edward of Wales. Tom is nearly caught and beaten by the Royal Guards, but Edward stops them and invites Tom into his palace chamber. There the two boys get to know one another, fascinated by each other's life and their uncanny resemblance. They decide to switch clothes "temporarily". The Prince momentarily goes outside, quickly hiding an article of national importance (the Great Seal of England), and eventually finding his way to the Canty home. Tom, posing as the prince, tries to cope with court customs and manners. His fellow nobles and palace staff think "the prince" has an illness which has caused memory loss and fear he will go mad. They repeatedly ask him about the missing "Great Seal", but he knows nothing about it. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He is best known for his two novels – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, but his satirical stories and travel books are also widely popular. His wit and satire, in prose and in speech, earned him praise from critics and peers. He was lauded as the greatest American humorist of his age.
Предлагаем вниманию читателей знаменитый роман Марка Твена о двух мальчиках – принце Эдуарде и нищем Томе Кенти, которые случайно встретились, обнаружили удивительное внешнее сходство друг с другом и решили поменяться местами.Неадаптированный текст романа сопровождается подробным комментарием и словарем. Для студентов языковых вузов и всех любителей англоязычной литературы.
Profiling one hundred child-appropriate videos for five- to twelve-year-olds, a parent's guide is organized by category and includes cast and credit listings, plot summaries, and background information. Original. 17,500 first printing.
The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. The novel has also been the basis of several films. A much-abridged 1920 silent version was produced (as one of his first films) by Alexander Korda in Austria entitled Der Prinz und der Bettelknabe. The 1937 version starred Errol Flynn (as Hendon) and twins Billy and Bobby Mauch as Tom Canty and Edward Tudor, respectively. Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, he worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his singular lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise.