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Brett rated it liked it Jan 05, Whats the lickpenn a “lickpenny lover” about? That is the shopgirl smile, and I enjoin you to shun it unless you are well fortified with callosity of the heart, caramels and a congeniality for the capers of Cupid.

Further development of the events shows that Carter desperately belives in his and Masie’s future.

A LickPenny Lover- O.Henry

So there is no wonder that the author expresses great delight towards Masie and put emphasis exclusively on her positive features of character. Carter, he appears in the shop by chance looking for his mother. Filial duty took him by the collar and lickpennt him inside Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Projections of love, Under frank practical eyes, Cannot hold its frills.

All the characters are described both directly and indirecty through their own speech and actions, and loveg speech of other people or narrator express his attitude by himself. And that the object of it should make so readily an appointment with him at a street corner, though it was a step toward his desires, tortured him with misgivings.


She looked up at him with eyes that saw. Read the next short story; A Little Local Colour. Carter had never before encountered a situation of which he had not been perfect master. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

He is afraid and uncertain to say a single word to the subject of his admiration. Once she loverr folded her wings and her cool hand had closed about his own.

Still, the author represens a detailed description of both main characters and emphasizes on some features of their personalities with the help of a great number of stylistic devices. Related Questions Animal Lover’s Poll: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aashish Singh marked it as to-read Jul 29, Henry portray him with the help of antithesis and metonymy: As you see, O Henry’s manner of writing is realy unique.

Why o why is it so hard to understand O’Henry’s stories?

A Lickpenny Lover

Marts Thinker rated it really liked it May 30, And at length be reached the flimsy, fluttering little soul of the shopgirl that existed somewhere deep down in her lovely bosom. She was a deep – tinted blonde, with the calm poise of a lady who cooks butter cakes in a window. Whats the last book you read? And a warm glow visited her cool cheeks. He had come to know her varying, thistle-down moods, and that it was useless to combat them.

Answer Questions Should there be a story about how montegues and capulets became enemies? Masie confronted him behind her counter with a questioning look in eyes as coldly, beautifully, warmly blue as the glint of summer sunshine on an iceberg drifting in Southern seas.


Aron Yeo marked it as to-read Nov 03, In the spring ofAinslee’s Magazine offered him a regular income if he moved to New York. Henry uses a great number of repetition, enumeration, epithets, similies, exclamations and antonomasia. There, were 3, girls in the Biggest Store. She was a deep-tinted blonde, with the calm poise of a lady who cooks butter cakes in a window. Tremblingly, awfully, her moth wings closed, and she seemed about to settle upon the flower of love.

The dimples at corners of Masie’s damask mouth deepened. He wanted me to marry him and go down to Coney Island for a wedding tour! Masie assures her friend Lulu that they are all the same, and Mr.

For Masie was beautiful. Henry gives a detailed description of the main characters, their feelings and actions both directly and indirectly: O Henry’s individual style of writing and rich language becomes obvious due to using of the following stylictic phenomena: She has beautiful appearance, and everyone just fall in love with her after they saw her.

I don’t think money is not everything, however this book is humorous more than having quote.