The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 27 Summary

Mark Twain is sick of Michelangelo. He says he used to admire Michelangelo's artistic genius, but the man's name has been shoved down his throat at every stop in Italy. No matter what artwork they admire, someone points out that it is the work of Michelangelo. To compare his frustration, Twain tells a story of a young judge who travels with Twain to Nevada years earlier. The judge suffers from many cultural shocks when compared to his life in New England, but the judge, Oliver, never complains. He moves into a house built into the side of a hill. Every day, a mule falls into Oliver's chimney, destroying his furniture and causing chaos, but Oliver never complains; he simply moves elsewhere. When both a cow and a mule fall into his chimney one day, he finally complains and says, enough is enough. This...

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