What is the theme of "After Twenty Years" written by O. Henry?
What are the emotions of the characters of the story"After Twenty Years" by O. Henry?
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The most important theme is honor represented in different ways:
A) Bob honored Jim's friendship by traveling "thousands of miles" to be there, and claims it to be worth it if his friend will be there.
B) Jim honored his duty as a policeman by declaring his intention of arresting Bob, since he was a most-wanted man.
C) Jim also honored their friendship by asking another policeman to do the deeds, after all, they did share a piece of their lifetimes, and he honored that.
BOTH FRIENDS WERE SINCERE AND BOTH HV A SOFT CORNER FOR EACH OTHER IN THIER HEARTS..THEY DIDN,T WANT TO HURT EACH OTHER..THIS SHOWS THAT INFACT , JIMMY AND BOB MET AFTER LONG TIME BUT THE LOVE BETWEEN THEM WAS NEVRE BECOME LESS FOR EACH OTHER..
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