The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 59 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 59 Summary

The excursionists are at sea once again, on their way home. It will be a long trip, but a relaxing one. Mark Twain says they are all being lazy and doing nothing. To prove this, he reveals a page from his personal journal notebook, which shows meals, dominoes, bad weather and other day-to-day tasks. At one point, he almost went ashore in Spain, but was quarantined. He asks them to mail his newspaper journal, which they take from him in tongs and pretty much destroy it while trying to fumigate it.

Being Mark Twain and unable to follow the rules, he and three others did actually sneak past the quarantine barricade to spend a few days in Spain.

Chapter 59 Analysis

This section is almost as relaxing to the reader as it is to Mark Twain and his companions. It shows just how laid...

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