Mark Twain – To The Person Sitting In Darkness

Samuel Clemens poet author person civilization darkness ollamh

Mark Twain – To The Person Sitting In Darkness, is a satire critiquing imperialism.  The work reveals, in the Boxer Uprising and its aftermath, the Boer War, and the Philippine–American War, Twain expressing his anti-Imperialist views.  Through classic satire, like an ancient Irish Ollamh Fodhla (great teacher), he taunts those […]