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By O. Henry

The grasp of Irony

Readers across the world realize O. Henry because the top brief tale author of the early 20th century. well known as a grasp of irony, O. Henry additionally monitors the following awesome wordplay and a wry mixture of pathos and humor.

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The little fish would be taught that this future is assured only if they learned obedience. The little fish had to beware of all base, materialist, egotistical, and Marxist inclinations, and if one of their number betrayed such inclinations they had to report it to the sharks immediately. If sharks were men, they would, of course, also wage wars against one another, in order to conquer other fish boxes and other little fish. The wars would be waged by their own little fish. They would teach their little fish that there was an enormous difference between themselves and the little fish belonging to the other sharks.

Mr. 's attention was called to the fact that the picture was a contemporary one. "Yes," said Mr. K. " 32 A good answer In court a worker was asked whether he wanted to take the lay oath or swear on the Bible. " "This was not simply absent­ mindedness," said Mr. K. " 3 3 Praise When Mr. K. " 34 Two cities Mr. K. preferred city B to city A. "In city A," he said, "they love me, but in city B they were friendly to me. In city A they made themselves useful to me, but in city B they needed me. " 35 Good turns As an example of the right and proper way to do friends a good turn, Mr.

K. and poetry After reading a volume of poetry Mr. K. said: "In an­ cient Rome, when candidates for public office made their appearance in the Forum, they were not allowed to wear clothes with pockets, so that they could not take any bribes. " 52 The horoscope Mr. K. asked people who had horoscopes cast to men­ tion a date in the past to their astrologers, a day on which something especially good or bad had happened to them. The horoscope must allow the astrologer to more or less discover the secret.

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