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O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)

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American author William Sydney Porter, better known as O. Henry is known for his short stories. They are recognized for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings.
Sometimes it is not so much the message that a story gives but the message that the reader takes. Review the plot and the characters: the starving artist and the art that he would not, could not, cultivate until he saw the plight of a young woman; his sacrifice to "preserve" that last leaf; the aili…
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what kind of area was the policeman patrolling?Describe it No,as a friend jimmy did not do the thing expected !!he was loyal to his job,profession but not to his friendship. He could have talked to his friend Bob to bring him on the right.
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O. Henry Awards is the only yearly award for short stories. It's a yearly collection of the year's best stories published in American and Canadian magazines and written by American or Canadian authors. Twenty stories are included in the collection. The top three prize winners receive an award made o…
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An American short storyy writerr .
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The exposition is the introduction of the story. When the narrator tells the reader about his plan to kidnap a child to get money.
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The predicate noun (also called a predicate nominative, the noun or pronoun that follows a linking verb that restates the subject of the verb) is name.O Henry = name
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One of the themes is based off of this question: How can people give value to their life? People can give value to their life by not being greedy. This is demonstrated when Mr. Gillian gives his $1,000 dollars to Mrs. Hayden. This can be concluded by this paragraph in the text, "I've just come fr…
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yes The correct answer is that Eugene O'Neill won the Nobel Literature prize in 1936.The American writer O' Henry did not win in 1936.
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ha ha ha very funny read the story you will find the answer and the answer is very simple i have answered it many times
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nightly gas leak is referred to the movement of vehicle in the night. it relates to the start of the night life in the highways which is a daily affair. the people who are driving the cars are responsible for the league
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O. Henry died on June 5, 1910. - Answer from the book Writing is my business: The story of O. Henry. By Peggy Caravantes.
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In the last leaf women compare her life with number of leafs.So when the number of leaf going to decrease the expectation of life also becom decreased. An artist help her and try to enhance the incourgement towards life.he painted a leaf out side of the window and infronf of the women.when she looke…
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to demonstrate what it means to be truly giving. Next time read the question. P.S. U know you got this off of k12
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Sally Mathews-artist Tom Crocker-custodian Beth Williams-Sally's friend Harold Green-medical doctor In The Last Leaf a play in one act by William Glennon.
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A young couple who want to buy each other something nice for Christmas so Della sells her hair and Jim sells his watch and Della buys a chain for Jim's watch and Jim buys Della a comb for her hair and both of the gift becomes useless to each other...its the though that counts
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a diseased mind is more harmful than the disease itself
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It is hard to say. Some of his (Snap) endings could be, at the very least, anti-capitalistic for example the big let-down in one was ( All of the Money Was Confederate) plots take fatalistic, unpredicable turns, in this sense a forerunner of the Twilight Zone, though he did not do science-fiction pl…
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O'henry died dododododo
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"He had written an estimated 600 stories, most with his trademark clever, unexpected endings" actually, he said that his endings were not unexpected; they were obvious. What he meant was that the endings are the logical sequence of events.
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Themes: Death and Dying: Last leaf is a short story that entails the treasury of life and the existence of faith and hope. It need to the importance of living and how we deal with the hindrances we battle through our life story. It is a moving story across the traps that come across us in the most s…
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O. Henry was an author and an alcoholic(:
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The reaction to The Last Leaf by O'henry shows that what the mind perceives to be truth isn't always the actual truth. And in trying to change the beliefs of others, no matter how noble the reason, can lead to disastrous consequences.
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i need this answer too, along with verbal irony. please help(:
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While spending time with the Harrell's and living with them, they had a cat named Henry. Supposedly, this cat caused trouble a lot, in which their reply would be "Oh, Henry!".Some people also say that the O. stands for Ohio State Penetentary, where he spent three years there serving on a charge of e…
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The theme of the cop and the anthem by O. Henry is that if you try to hard at something it wont always get you what you want. Sometimes, its the littlest things that will achieve your goal.
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the point of view of "The Last leaf" is Omniscient 3rd person point of view. o, Henry controls the story without a view of a charecter.
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The characters in this story are Sue, Joansey and Mr. Behrman The characters in this story are Sue, Joansey and Mr. Behrman
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Exposition:Greenwich village is an old town where people enthralled by paintings and art came. At the topmost floor of an squeaky three-story building lived Sue and Johnsy (nickname for Joanna). They met at a restaurant where they found out that they share the same interests when it comes to art and…
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He went to jail, but he said he was innocent and changed his name to forget the embarrassment that he faced. He was in jail because of robbery that he didn't do!
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The Last Left is a short story by O'Henry written in 1907. It is about a woman named Johnsy who is close to death. She claims she will die when the last leaf falls from a vine outside her window.
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A diseased mind is even more harmful than the disease itself -justify this statement
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i think that Mr berhman's love is selfles when he goes out in the cold night to paint the last leaf.he doesn't think himself he gives his life for hers
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Plot of the last leaf by o.henry
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he got the name from his prison . Ohio Penitentiary .
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it is when Bob opens the letter and reads it!
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The exposition of The last lesf is: Sue and Johnsy meet and find they have a lot of things in common with each other including art so a art studio id resulted.
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new york,new york during the 1900s
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Johnsy is sick with pneumonia but her sister sue is taking care of her . Sue once entered the room and saw johnsy counting she asked her what are you counting johnsy said that when the last leaf on the ivy vine tree falls i will die. Thank you hope you understood
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The Last Leaf was first published in 1907.
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Irony
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Known for surprise endings.
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O. Henry wrote approximately 381 short stories.
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I do not think the Last Leaf by O. Henry has a conflict. If it does then I think it would have something to do with Joana catching pneumonia. It would most likely have something to do with Joana because she does not obtain hope for herself to live. She is ready to die because she thinks that she doe…
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"The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry is a touching tale of generosity. The story centers around a poor couple, the mans most prized possession is his watch and the woman's glory is her flowing hair. Christmas arrives and finds them both too poor to buy gifts and so the man trades his watch to purcha…
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Its a nice story :)
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This is a story about 2 freinds who separated 20 years ago. One went in west to make a fortune, the other one was a simpleton and a good fellow and stayed in New York. They had promised each other that they would meet exactly 20 years later at ten pm. So the first arrived. There was a patroling poli…
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I want the summery of the story'after twenty years'
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After Twenty Years is a short story written by the author whose pen name is O. Henry. In this particular short story there are three characters. The story begins with a policeman who is on his beat. He is making his rounds, rattling door knobs to ensure everything is secure. He goes towards a man th…
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This is a story about 2 freinds who separated 20 years ago. One went in west to make a fortune, the other one was a simpleton and a good fellow and stayed in New York. They had promised each other that they would meet exactly 20 years later at ten pm. So the first arrived. There was a patroling poli…
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He does it to achieve specific effects
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Johnsy, Sue and Mr. Behrman
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Johnsy is a female character that leans toward the more morbid side of life. She develops a death wish after becoming ill with pneumonia and loses interest in the things that used to make her happy. Eventually she comes out of this way of thinking and begins to find reasons to live. She realizes tha…
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I Am not sure but i think it is Mr.Easton because he is the criminal that is going to jail for 7 years.
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William Sydney Porter
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William Sydney Porter
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The Last Leaf is a story about a woman who is dying. She watches the leaves falling outside her window, and thinks that when the last leaf falls off the tree, she too is going to die.
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In a train going east
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What is the resolution of one thousand of one thousand dollars by o Henry
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it is a city which had voice
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The summary of the short story Hearts and Hands by O Henry is about two men that are handcuffed together. A woman finds an old friend handcuffed to a man. She thinks he friend is a marshal and the other man is a prisoner. The fact is her friend is the prisoner and the other man is the marshal.
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All authors get story ideas from the same place - see the link.
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O. Henry (William Sidney Porter) was a writer of short stories, not novels. Some of his most famous stories include "The Gift of the Magi" (a young couple sell their most valuable possessions to buy each other gifts), "The Ransom of Red Chief" (a pair of hapless crooks kidnap the rambunctious son of…
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He is the main character in the O.Henry story "A Retrieved Reformation"
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No, it is said that he allegedly wrote that story in Pete's Tavern at Irving Place in New York City.
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O. Henry was found guilty of embezzlement in February 1898, sentenced to five years in prison, and imprisoned on March 25, 1898, as federal prisoner 30664 at the Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus, Ohio.
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William Sydney Porter wrote under the pseudonym, O. Henry. The short stories of O. Henry is remarkable for their 'pun', 'irony', 'wit', 'humour' and unexpected/surprise endings. A Strange Story falls in the category of surprise endings. The contemporary critics found an element of satire in the unex…
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beaceuse of the penn st bathrooms
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the climax is when Mr. Easton met Miss Fairchild
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Yes he wrote it in the book call The Four Million
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Johnsy, a girl from California moves to New York with her friend Sue an suffers a brutally cold winter and contracts pneumonia. The irony is that johnsy thinks she will die when the last leaf falls, but it appears to never fall. when in reality after the last leaf fell during the night Berhman paint…
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In heven
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I guess he's from Germany.
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Short story with a major twist at the end.
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In 1897 he was convicted of embezzling money, although there has been much debate over his actual guilt. In 1898 he entered a penitentiary at Columbus, Ohio.
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Bob's character is more complex than that of Jim. Bob being a notorious thief, being in danger of getting caught came to New York City to keep his promise.Jim, on other hand, i don't think, did not give any value to his friendship. he doesn't even take leave from his duty to keep his promise with hi…
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This story is about a young man, who is very spoiled. he lives his live gambling. his uncle dies and he inherits 51,000 dolls. he just knows about 1,000 dollars though. his uncle decides to test him, if he spend it responsibly, he will receive the other 50k, but if he doesn't it will be left to anot…
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That story is called "The Gift Of The Magi".
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He thinks they were good gifts and given with love
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O. Henry, also known as William Sydney Porter, was believed to have one daughter named Margaret.
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A man named Hartley was looking for a woman, so a man comes and gives him her address. He goes to see her and begs to have her but she says there is another, Rafford Townsend. So while he's coming to visit her, Hartley tells him to go back and asks her to leave with him but she says she won't enter …
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he was a drugatic and an alcoholic so to cope with this problem, he wrote poetry and short stories. he couldn't find anything else that worked. years later, he was found dead and it was reported that drugs and drinks were the cause of his death. he was usually in great amounts of pain. writing and t…
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This is a statement not a question. Please indicate what you want to know.
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Robbery, but he didn't do it.
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