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  1. The story highlights the major factor of loyalty,trust and friendship that even in such a busy and strict duty, Jimmy, did not fail to make his promise, which he made twenty years ago to his friend,Bob. Loyalty shown by Bob is also undeniably appreciable because he travelled across the country, overRead more

    The story highlights the major factor of loyalty,trust and friendship that even in such a busy and strict duty, Jimmy, did not fail to make his promise, which he made twenty years ago to his friend,Bob.

    Loyalty shown by Bob is also undeniably appreciable because he travelled across the country, over a thousand miles, just to see his friend, Jimmy once again. If he would have not come, then he would have remained safe in his place.

    Whatever uncertainties, Bob had to face, for being a criminal, was primarily his own choice and Jimmy could not do anything about it. Jimmy, was successful in performing both his duties- as a friend ,he kept his promise and as a constable, he arrested the wanted criminal.

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  1. ‘Hearts and Hands’ by O. Henry explores various ideas from pretense, identity, independence, and honesty. Through the character of Easton, the author highlights how the human psyche works on appearances and how people can manipulate their appearances to manipulate others. It also comments on the livRead more

    ‘Hearts and Hands’ by O. Henry explores various ideas from pretense, identity, independence, and honesty. Through the character of Easton, the author highlights how the human psyche works on appearances and how people can manipulate their appearances to manipulate others.

    It also comments on the lives many people live and which is confined, imitative and defined by what others expect from them. In a way, they live a life under constant judgment.

    They live to fit other people’s opinions even without realizing so. Easton for all his politeness lived a life based on impersonation and deceit and never fulfilled his true potential.

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