"The Stolen White Elephant" by Mark Twain - The Books Issue

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In this short story an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to the Queen, disappears. The local police department goes into high gear to solve the mystery.

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Listen, read and answer the QUIZ:

1.Is Mark Twain a character in the story?
2. Who is in charge of transporting the white elephant.     
3. Who is in charge of finding the lost elephant?     
4.What’s the elephant’s nickname? 
5.Does the Queen of England play a role in the story?
6.Where does the animal disappear?  
7.Does the story have a happy end?


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