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 […]

After Twenty Years – O Henry

How did the policeman on beat move? Why? The policeman on the beat moved up the avenue impressively. The impressiveness was habitual and not for show, for spectators were few. The time was barely 10 o’clock at night, but chilly gusts of wind with a taste of rain in them had well nigh de-peopled the […]

A Retrieved Reformation – O Henry

Jimmy Valentine Leaves the Prison What was Jimmy Valentine’s tenure in the prison? Why was he releases from the prison before his time was up? What were the prison officer’s advice for Jimmy at the time of his release? Why did Jimmy say that ‘he had never broken safes?’ Jimmy Valentine Returns to his Hotel […]

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 […]
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