Essay on Ransom Of Red Chief By O. Henry

1312 Words Jan 4th, 2016 6 Pages
Two criminals kidnap a child to get money but find out they have a devil child in their hands that they will regret for the rest of their lives, A woman whose life 's changes for the worst because she loses a diamond and her pride prevents her from telling, and two couples who gave the best gifts they could even imagine to each other but finding out they had made a big mistake, in each of these stories there is many ironic parts. The story “Ransom of Red Chief” by O. Henry is about two criminals whos names were Sam and Bill who kidnaped a little boy named johnny to get a 2000 dollar ransom to return him.To there suprise this child was crazy and drove them insane and the worst part of it all is the dad knew it too so when they sent a letter to ask for the money they got a letter back saying they had to pay to give the child back. The story “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry is about two young couples who were living in a house that wasn 't very wealthy and christmas was coming up. The woman whose name was Della cut her hair and sold it to by a chain for her husbands watch. The Man whose name was Jim sold his watch to buy combs for Della 's hair that she had always wanted. Sadly in the end they both got presents for each other which was meant for good but had no use whatsoever. The story “The necklace” by Guy de Maupassant is about a woman named Loisel and a her husband. The husband convinced Loisel to go to a very fancy party but she refused unless she had fancy clothes and a…

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