The Last Leaf Questions and Answers
What is Behrman's masterpiece in "The Last Leaf"? How does the masterpiece of Behrman save the life of Johnsy?
What is the point of view in O. Henry's short story "The Last Leaf," and what are the three coincidences in this story?
What kind of man is Mr. Behrman in “The Last Leaf”? Why do you think he has not painted his masterpiece yet? Why did Sue and Mr. Behrman exchange a glance when they looked out the window?
What is the meaning of the phrase "hermit miner on an upturned kettle for a rock" in O. Henry's "The Last Leaf"?
How does Behrman's last painting become a masterpiece and save a life in "The Last Leaf" by O. Henry?
"The Last Leaf" is set in New York's Greenwich Village, at one time famous for its art colony. How do we know that the author is familiar with his setting?
Who was the cold, unseen stranger in "The Last Leaf" by O. Henry? What figure of speech did the author use?
Does Johnsy's doctor think that she will recover from her illness, and does Johnsy plan on getting better in "The Last Leaf"?
How can the statement "A diseased mind is even more harmful that the disease itself" be justified with reference to O. Henry's "The Last Leaf"?
What is the meaning of this phrase in "The Last Leaf" by O. Henry: "Behrman took his seat as the hermit miner on an upturned kettle for a rock."
What is the meaning of the sentence that starts with "An artist once discovered a valuable possibility in this street. . . " in "The Last Leaf" by O. Henry?
What is the importance of the setting in "The Last Leaf"? What does it symbolize? Why did the author choose this for the setting? How does the setting create atmosphere, mood or tone?
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