O. Henry: The Green Door from The Gift of the Magi & other stories

Lesson text in these 6 pages by Jeffrey Taschner and John Morgan

A Ladder Edition at the 1000-word level adapted by Elinor Chamberlain


This lesson discusses the element of character: a character is a person, or sometimes even an animal, who takes part in the action of a short story or other literary work.

O. Henry: a brief biography

map ••• contents ••• Title Page ••• synopsis ••• pre-story ••• in-story ••• exercises ••• follow-up