The happiest boy in the world in the short story "The Happiest Boy in the World" is the character of Jose, Julio's son. The story was written by N. V. M. Gonzalez from the Philippines.
Budge Wilson's short story "The Leaving" follows Elizabeth, a young woman with low self-esteem who learns to believe in herself. Elizabeth learns to stand up to her husband and stand up for herself, despite living in a time when most women stayed at home and took care of their families.Full Answer >
The irony of the short story "Federigo's Falcon" by Giovanni Boccaccio arises when the main character, Federigo, kills his prized falcon to feed the woman that he loves. The woman, Monna Giovanna, originally goes to Federigo to ask him for the falcon to save her sick son.Full Answer >
"The Ransom of Red Chief" by O. Henry is a short story about two criminals who kidnap the son of a prominent citizen and hold him for ransom. The boy is so obnoxious that the kidnappers pay the father to take the boy back.Full Answer >
The poem titled "Song" by N. V. M. Gonzalez is as follows: Behold the bountiful land, the young hills and the corn; in the green river's womb children are born; Honey's in the forest, blue fish in the sea; the ash-gray of the clearings grows grain for me.Full Answer >