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After Twenty Years by O. Henry
(adj.) strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; (n.) a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
(Adj): According to usual practice.
To walk around in a proud, showy manner; to boast in a loud manner
a place where people pay to eat
an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
Neighborhood; locality; region about or near a place
in a way that causes admiration
in a way that restores confidence
a hint or clue an author gives about what will happen in the story
when the audience or the reader knows something a character doesn't
a contrast between what is expected to happen and what does happen
a contrast between what is said and what is meant
characters used to contrast with one another in order to show their strengths and weaknesses
an object or action that represents or means more than it literally is
a character who changes as a result of a story's events
character does not really change during a story
a character we know a lot about
a one-sided character, often a stereotype
at the same time
complicated; full of detail