Первый слайд презентации: O.Henry
Life and work of the writer O.Henry Yulia …
Слайд 2: Born : September 11, 1862 – died : June 5, 1910
American writer, recognized master of the short story. His novels are characterized by subtle humor and unexpected outcomes. O.Henry …
Слайд 3: Parents
Elzhernon Sydney Porter Mary Jane Virginia Swain Porter
Слайд 4: Family
Jane : Virginia Swain Porter Children : Margaret Wors Porter
Слайд 5: Creation
O.Henry is the pseudonym of the writer. In fact, his name was William Sidney Porter. His first story under this pseudonym "Dick-Whistler's Christmas Gift" (1899), William wrote in prison. The only novel by O. Henry "Kings and Cabbage" was released in 1904. In subsequent years, the collections of the stories “Four Millions” (1906), “The Burning Lamp” and “The Heart of the West” (1907), “The Voice of the City” and “The Noble Swindler” (1908), “The Paths of Fate” and “The Favorites” ( 1909) "Exact Deeds" and "Rotation" ( 1910). He wrote a total of 273 short stories that were translated into many languages of the world.
Последний слайд презентации: O.Henry: His wise thoughts have become aphorisms long ago
Aphorisms … "Every self-respecting thief will first become comfortable among the good of others, and then begin to appropriate him." "Soul mates" "Such is the property of the female - to cry with grief, to cry for joy and shed tears in the absence of both." "Gifts of the Magi" "... Life consists of tears, sighs and smiles, and sighs prevail." "Gifts of the Magi" "Every self-respecting thief will first become comfortable among the good of others, and then begin to appropriate him." "Soul mates" "... Life consists of tears, sighs and smiles, and sighs prevail." "Gifts of the Magi"