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Isatu DanfaProfessor KelsoEnglish 1624 October 2016About the AuthorWilliam Sydney Porter was born in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1862. He goes by his pennameO. Henry and his short stories were well known throughout the world; noted for theirwitticism, clever wordplay, and unexpected "twist" endings. During his early stage in life, hewandered around and did different jobs before becoming a writer. In 1879, he started working inhis uncle's drugstore. Over the years, Porter took different jobs, from pharmacy to drafting,journalism, and banking. However, the bank he worked for accused him of embezzlement. Afterthat incident, he pursues his love for classic literature.Focusing on the Story1. Describe Jim and Della’s apartment and lifestyle.