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Literary essay Sooro kim(Anthony) ENSL90 11/30/2009 When I was in high school, I read the novel “The last leaf”. At that time, I could not find out what the author wants readers to know. In this novel, the author “O-Henry” may want readers to notice what real sacrifice is. Through the novel “The last leaf”, not only does O-Henry let the readers to know that People forget self sacrifices for someone gradually and, but also find out that sacrifices require as someone’s painful as other people get happiness. O. Henry (1862-1910) was a prolific American short-story writer, a master of surprise endings, who wrote about the life of ordinary people in New York City. A twist of plot, which turns on an ironic or coincidental circumstance, is typical of O. Henry's stories. Henry's best known work is perhaps the much anthologized "The last leaf", included in the collection Whirligigs(1910).At the top of a squatty, three-story brick Sue and Johnsy had their studio. "Johnsy" was familiar for Joanna. One was from Maine; the other from California." The two most important characters of the short story. Mr.Pneumonia. The killer disease which plays so important a role is personified by O.Henry in this short story. "The busy doctor " who treats Joanna and "Old Behrman." and lastly, "Old Behrman was a painter who lived on the ground floor beneath them."These are the names of the five characters in O. Henry's short story, "The Last Leaf.", three-story brick house.
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The story depicts the lives of artists in America at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. At that
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