While both authors wrote plot twist endings, O. Henry stories were ... His final
work was "Dream", a short story intended for the magazine ...
Essays and criticism on O. Henry - Critical Essays. ... In the first decade of the
twentieth century, O. Henry was the most popular short-story writer in the.
During his time in prison O. Henry started to write short stories to earn money to
support his daughter Margaret. In prison his first work, "Whistling Dick's ...
Sep 11, 2012 ... Today is the 150th anniversary of the birth of the short story writer O. Henry. He
was born William Sydney Porter in Greensboro North Carolina ...
The American short story writer O. Henry (1862 - 1910) was born under the name
William Sydney Porter in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1862. His short stories ...
Apr 21, 2013 ... O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization
and clever twist endings. Most of O. Henry's stories are set in ...
When people try to describe O. Henry's writing style, they always use the term “
smile ... While in prison O. Henry started to write short stories to earn money to ...
Jul 1, 1970 ... Guy De Maupassant and of O. Henry (William. Sydney Porter) ... ed, a definition
and some background information of the short story as a literary ...
O. Henry, pseudonym of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), noted American
author of hundreds of short stories including "The Ransom of Red Chief" (1910),
O. Henry is known for his "twist endings," and the ending of "The Gift of the Magi"
is probably the most ... "The Gift of the Magi" is a blissfully simple, short story.