The Last Leaf – O Henry

In a little district west of Washington Square the streets have run crazy and broken themselves into small strips called “places.” These “places” make strange angles and curves. One street crosses itself a time or two. An artist once discovered a valuable possibility in this street. Suppose a collector with a bill for paints, paper […]

The Cop and the Anthem – O Henry

The Cop and the Anthem by O Henry is a masterpiece short story of a young man who had ruined himself because he was too lazy. Soapy is thinking of Going to Blackwell’s Prison SOAPY MOVED RESTLESSLY ON HIS SEAT in Madison Square. There are certain signs to show that winter is coming. Birds begin […]

A Shot in the Dark – Saki (Abridged)

Philip Sletherby Where was Philip Sletherby going? Why was he feeling very happy? Who was Honoria Saltpen Jago? What was the political condition under which Philip Sletherby was wanted by the party managers? Parliament re-election at Chalkshire, The candidate didn’t want to get re-elected, Party managers (leaders) shortlisted Philip Sletherby. In what sense was Honoria […]
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