Word of the Week: Tomfoolery

As in: “The cadence had begun, the subtle, wonderful dance of Mark Twain’s tomfoolery, as emptied of wasted gesture as Kabuki (Levy, 2015, p. 10).” Book Cover: Huck Finn's America

Levy, A. (2015). Huck Finn’s America: Mark Twain and the era that shaped his masterpiece. New York: Simon & Schuster.

For definitions of tomfoolery, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.

To learn more about the Mark Twain, consult Gale Biography in Context.


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