“After Twenty Years” story  by O” Henry These questions will prepare you for next week’s final exam on this story. (The written portion of the final exam will consist of 3 questions, each of which will need to be answered in a paragraph.) DON’T USE ONLINE SOURCES TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS. USE YOUR OWN IDEAS.

  1. What is the story’s setting? (Include place, city, and time in history)
  2. Why does O. Henry begin this story with a description of a police officer: “The cop moved along the street, looking strong and important. This was the way he always moved.”
  3. What was your impression of Bob at the end of page 60? How did your impression change at the end of page 61?
  4. What lesson do you think O. Henry is trying to express here?
  5. If you had to name one character as the protagonist and one character as the antagonist, who would they be? Explain your answer.
  6. At the end of the story, what is Bob’s problem and how would you suggest he solves it?

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“After Twenty Years” story by O” Henry These questions will prepare you for next week’s final exam on this story. (The written portion of the final exam will consist of 3 questions, each of which wil