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Option #2:
We follow Della through her journey, but we don’t know as much about Jim.
Rewrite O. Henry’s story from Jim’s perspective. Try to mimic O. Henry’s
style and language as you build your flipped version of the story.
No matter which option you choose, your original story must include the following:
Option #2:
We follow Della through her journey, but we don’t know as much about Jim.
Rewrite O. Henry’s story from Jim’s perspective. Try to mimic O. Henry’s
style and language as you build your flipped version of the story.
No matter which option you choose, your original story must include the following:
• At least two specific passages that include sensory details
(Highlight or underline in yellow)
• At least two specific passages that include sensory details
(Highlight or underline in yellow)
• A minimum of 400 words
• A minimum of 400 words
• At least one simile (Highlight or underline in red)
(Highlight or underline in green)
• At least one simile (Highlight or underline in red)
(Highlight or underline in green)
• At least one element of personification
(Highlight or underline in blue)
• At least one element of personification
(Highlight or underline in blue)
• At least five lines of dialogue between characters
Option #1:
Using the bones of O. Henry’s story with the ironic twist ending, retell this
story using a modern setting, characters, and language. You may not use
the names “Jim” or “Della,” and you must change the precious objects.
Feel free to let your creativity run a bit loose here
as you tell your tale. You can make the
beloved couple a pair of high school
sweethearts, or co-workers at a fast
food restaurant, or space aliens
on the planet Qwark. Really,
I’m excited to read whatever
characters and setting work for
your original story.
Option #1:
Using the bones of O. Henry’s story with the ironic twist ending, retell this
story using a modern setting, characters, and language. You may not use
the names “Jim” or “Della,” and you must change the precious objects.
Feel free to let your creativity run a bit loose here
as you tell your tale. You can make the
beloved couple a pair of high school
sweethearts, or co-workers at a fast
food restaurant, or space aliens
on the planet Qwark. Really,
I’m excited to read whatever
characters and setting work for
your original story.
• At least five lines of dialogue between characters
Choose one of the two following options:
The Gift of the Magi
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Choose one of the two following options:
The Gift of the Magi
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