The GIft of The Magi O. Henry:Summary

<![CDATA[<br /> The Gift of the Magi  O Henry The story The Gift of the Magi by O Henry narrates the tale of a poor, young couple who regards their love for one another the ultimate concern in their lives and when the key moment arrives they do not falter to sacrifice their most precious assets to obtain a gift for Christmas for each other. The affectionate home they together create contrasts with the bleakness of their...

Poetry Study Aid: John Masefield-Laugh and Be Merry

<![CDATA[<div style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> Laugh and be MerryJohn Masefield The poem 'Laugh and be merry' by John Masefield probes the premise of living life to the full. The poet advises that we should have a constructive outlook in life. Life is brief and it is not to be frittered away in sorrow and despair. He advocates us to get pleasure from our lives in this world, since the universe itself is a manifestation of...