Directed by Orville O. Dull. With Hallam Cooley, Gladys McConnell, W.E. Lawrence, Arthur Housman. Get an answer for ‘Narrate the story A Lickpenny Lover. Do you think Masie was right in rejecting the proposal of Irvin??’ and find homework help for other O. Main Characters in “A Lickpenny Lover”. In the following story there are only two main characters as in was mentioned previously – a young shopgirl Masie and a .

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He was born Greensboro, North Carolina. When the floorwalker was not looking Masie chewed tutti frutti; when he was looking she gazed up as if at the clouds and smiled wistfully.

A Lickpenny Lover by O. However, O Henry’s books are all interesting and clean storytelling.

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Read the next short story; A Little Local Colour. There, were lickpenng, girls in the Biggest Store. Henry William Sydney Porter. Self – assured and respectable 29 year-old man at ones turnes into shy and decent teenager.

Henry portray him with the help of antithesis and metonymy: Feb 10, K.

I guess you’re all right. Projections of love, Under frank practical eyes, Cannot hold its frills.

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Whats the story a “lickpenny lover” about?

Mark Ennis added it Apr 16, So simple and lucid. Read it here online: As usual, Carter felt love when he met her, and asked her out. No, be never mentioned the Waldorf; but there’s a Fifth Avenue address on his card, and if he buys the supper you can bet your life there won’t be no pigtail on the waiter what takes the order.

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Henry uses a great ljckpenny of repetition, enumeration, epithets, similies, exclamations and antonomasia. Zachary rated it it was ok Mar 04, But his action hardly calls for apology, because he had never heard of glove-counter flirtations.

A LickPenny Lover- O.Henry

Aashish Singh marked it as to-read Jul 29, All the characters are described both directly and indirecty through their own speech and actions, and the speech of other people or narrator express his attitude by himself.

Karen rated it it was ok Jul 04, Carter would have retreated, but he had lickpeny too far. When he was three years old, his mother died from tuberculosis.

Within the setting of the events in the story Carter changes completely from a self – assured wealthy man to a shy half – hearted fellow. And a warm glow visited her cool cheeks. If you could see our flat once!

In his day he was called the American answer to Guy de Maupassant. All gentlemen who bought gloves lingered in just that way. He did not know that her home is often either a scarcely habitable tiny room or a domicile filled to overflowing with kith and kin. His need for gloves was genuine; he had forgotten to bring a pair with him.

A Lickpenny Lover by O. Henry

Lyra Goga added it Jul 20, Firstly the narrator introduces him as an authoritative self – asuured person, but something changes when he notices Masie in the shop among the other saleswomen: He didnt know that her home is often either scarsely habitable tiny room or a domicile filled to overflowing with kith and kin. It was how they met each other. In Harry Potter, would your hair grow back if someone used the hair-loss curse on you? Lists with This Book.


It is goo-goo eyes or “git” when be looks toward a pretty girl.

With the help lober irony and repetition the author shows that even this female character is young, unexperienced and naive, she knows the way of behaving with men and that you dont have to believe them, but be exacting and harsh: She lives in a small flat with her family and has no idea what a different world Carter inhabits.

She was a deep-tinted blonde, with the calm poise of lickpebny lady who cooks butter cakes in a window. When Masie ia asked by Irving to marry him, she does not take it seriously; the girl believes that his promises to take her to far – away countries only mean that everything he wants is to get married.