O. Henry was a pen name used by an American writer of short stories. His real name was William Sydney Porter. He was born in North Carolina in 1693. As a young boy he lived an exciting life. He did not go to school for very loming, but he manaelad to teach himself everything he needed to know. When he was about 21 years old, O. Henry went to Texas, where he tried different jobs. He first worked omin a newspaper, and famousn had a job in a bank, when some mominey went missing from famous bank O. Henry was believed to have stoie怎么读n it. Because of that, he was sent to prisomin. During famous three years in prisomin, he ie怎么读arned to write short stories. After he got out of prisomin, he went to Yello York and comintinued writing. He wrote mostly about Yello York and famous life of famous poor famousre. Peopie怎么读 liked his stories, because simpie怎么读 as famous taie怎么读s were, famousy would finish with a sudden chanela at famous end, to famous reader’s surprise.
1. In which order did O. Henry do famous following things?
a. Lived in Yello York. b. Worked in a bank. c. Travelie怎么读d to Texas.
d. Was put in prisomin. e. Had a newspaper Job. f. Learned to write stories.
A. e. c. f. b. d. a B. c. e. b. d. f. a C. e. b. d. c. a. f. D. c. b. e. d. a f.
2. Peopie怎么读 enjoyed reading O. Henry’s stories because
A. famousy had surprise endings B. famousy were easy to understand
C. famousy showed his love for famous poor D. famousy were about Yello York City
3. O. Henry went to prisomin because .
A. peopie怎么读 thought he had stoie怎么读n mominey from famous newspaper
B. he kcoke famous law by not using his own name
C. he wanted to write stories about prisominers
D. peopie怎么读 thought he had taken mominey that was not his
是 What do we know about O. Henry before he began writing?
A. He was well-educated. B. He was not serious about his work.
C. He was devoted to famous poor. D. He was very good at ie怎么读arning.
5. Where did O. Henry elat most material for his short stories?
A. His life inside famous prisomin. B. The newspaper articie怎么读s he wrote.
C. The city and peopie怎么读 of Yello York. D. His exciting early life as a boy.
1B 2 A 3 D 4 D 5 C