A Ladder Edition at the 1000-word level

Adapted by Elinor Chamberlain

The Last Leaf
The Gift of the Magi & other stories
The setting of a short story is the time and place in which it happens. Authors often use descriptions of landscape, scenery, buildings, seasons or weather to provide a strong sense of setting.
about O. Henry

map of ELLSA

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