“And that has made all the difference.”: Scaffolding Mark Twain’s Poetry

Building on work from the Summer Teachers Institute, Jocelyn Chadwick and Matt Seybold discuss using Mark Twain’s comedic verse to prepare students for Robert Frost’s much-anthologized “The Road Not Taken.”

Death at Christmastime: Mark Twain & The Music of Merciful Release

Mark Twain spent much of the last decade of his life in mourning. Music became the centerpiece of his grieving process. Matt Seybold unwraps Twain’s personal soundtrack to loss and remembrance.