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This week in class, we’re reading "The Guilty Party" by O. Henry.
William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), better known by his pen name, O. Henry, was an American writer. His short story, “The Guilty Party,” published in 1909, is a tragic story about a girl named Liz who is engaged to be married, overcome with jealousy, and then driven to violence.
"What can we learn from tragedy?" and "Why do people do bad things?"
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