Hard-hitting and factual, detailed and with examples of human interest. We can find each other in its pages, chapter after chapter.
Additional Works with Related Tropes: In real life, they were just a bunch of prototypical yuppie tourists who had a disturbing penchant for breaking off and stealing pieces of historical monuments, such as Judas' tomb and the arch that Christ walked under on Palm Sunday.
As Twain put it, "Heaven protect the Sepulchre when this tribe invades Jerusalem! When Twain visited France and the Can Can Dancers, he mentioned he was shocked and covered his eyes at such a scene — but peeked through his fingers.
Keep in mind, real Can Can Dancers didn't wear any underwear. Twain refers to every tour guide he encounters on the European continent as "Ferguson".
This also counts as a Running Gag. Twain himself gave nicknames to most of the Quaker City's passengers.
One of these, a seventeen-year-old tourist who was nicknamed 'Interrogation Point' and was described 'young, and green, and not bright, not learned, and not wise', later became Twain's brother-in-law. He and the fellows he played cards and drank with at night, he called the "Nighthawks".
One of Twain's most famous tales in the book are how a camel feasted on some of his belongings. It finally choked to death on some of the material he wrote; even the camel couldn't stomach it. Twain divided up his fellow travelers into two groups: Go ahead and guess which group he identified with.
Against 19th Century travel guides at first; the second half is a Author Tract against American tourists and Americans in general, as well as Europeans, Arabs, and, well, everybody else he encounters. If there's a message to be found in the book, it's likely to be that people in general trust authority too much, even when the authority is bugfuck crazy.
Whether he's explaining, in detail, why Abelard was a nincompoop, ranting about how the self-appointed Know-Nothing Know-It-All thought that both of the Pillars of Hercules were on the same side of the Strait of Gilbraltar, crying out in agonized confusion about how he doesn't understand why the Italians don't rob their churches, or mocking the bejeezus out of the aforementioned tour guides one of whom takes him to four different silk stores instead of guiding him to the Louvre as he had asked in the beginning and at every stop along the wayTwain's authorial character is always attacking anyone who takes advantage of a position of authority.
Oddly enough, he keeps doing it for the rest of his career, too, all the way up through The Mysterious Stranger, where he has a go at God. Clemens travels through Europe. The Trope Namer is Ollendorf.
He feels insulted by the word, despite admitting that he has no clue what logarithm means. He was shocked, shocked at the topless natives in Hawai'i. So much he covered his eyes with his hands — but left room to peek through them, naturally. Keep in mind, those girls did not wear underwear when they were doing those high kicks.
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