Seeking Mark Twain piece

I recall a lit class where we read a piece by Mark Twain where he described the difference between the comedy style of Americans vs. English vs. French, IIRC. Can anybody give me the name of the piece?

I think you’re looking for “How to Tell a Story.”

Here’s a link:

http://www.fredshome.com/books/howtotellstory.htm

Yep, that’s it. Thanks so much!!