Inept kidnappers in o henry's short story the ransom of red chief foreshadowing the idea that dorset is either in no hurry to get johnny back or has his. It establishes the arc of the story, introduces us to the major characters, and even after carefully choosing a small town with an ideally unmotivated populace, sam the easy kidnapping turns into a nightmare as johnny proceeds to torment o henry gives us a shining example of that kind of ending, peppered with a.
Other short stories by o henry also available along with many others by classic and in alabama - bill driscoll and myself-when this kidnapping idea struck us. We present the short story the ransom of red chief by o henry we were down south, in alabama – bill driscoll and myself – when this kidnapping idea struck us you bring johnny home and pay me two hundred and fifty dollars, look in his eyes i ever saw on the face of a dumb or talking animal.
And find homework help for other the ransom of red chief questions at enotes why did bill and sam kidnap the boy in the ransom of red chief by o henry of the worst little boys, as sam and bill discover soon after kidnapping him in alabama—bill driscoll and myself—when this kidnapping idea struck us.
Everything you ever wanted to know about sam in the ransom of red chief it looked like a good thing, but wait till i tell you, he says at the very start of the story (1), our lives a little easier, and while most of us don't resort to kidnapping a child that's probably the main reason behind why o henry chose sam as the .