• 导读
  • 如何用六美元来度过一周的生活?

    It seems to be saying that one of the worst thing that someone can do is to take sexual advantage of a poor woman. This seems like something of an antiquated idea--it implies that women are prey for predatory men and that men who use the poverty of women to exploit them are the worst sort of person.

  • 内容简介
  • 故事讲述了一位每周只挣六美元的贫穷女工达尔西在阔佬的诱惑下,虽一时动摇但最终拒绝。文章详细描述了主人公的拮据生活,以及如何用六美元来度过一周的生活,真实地表现了她的生活状况和面对两难抉择时复杂的内心世界。

    It seems to be saying that one of the worst thing that someone can do is to take sexual advantage of a poor woman. This seems like something of an antiquated idea--it implies that women are prey for predatory men and that men who use the poverty of women to exploit them are the worst sort of person.

  • 作者简介
  • 欧·亨利是其笔名,原名为威廉·西德尼·波特(William Sydney Porter)。美国著名批判现实主义作家,世界三大短篇小说大师之一。曾被评论界誉为曼哈顿桂冠散文作家和美国现代短篇小说之父。他的作品构思新颖,语言诙谐,结局常常出人意料,其中一些名篇如《爱的牺牲》、《警察与赞美诗》、《带家具出租的房间》、《贤人的礼物》、《最后一片藤叶》等使他获得了世界声誉。

    William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862—June 5, 1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American writer. O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization and clever twist endings. The best known ones are A Service of Love, The Cop and the Anthem, The Furnished Room, The Gift of the Magi and The Last Leaf, which help him win fame abroad.

  • 编辑推荐
  • 继续日复一日的贫穷枯燥生活还是应邀参加阔佬约会?诱惑摆在面前,贫穷拮据每周薪水只有六美元的女主人公能否守护内心中的那份安宁和淡定?且听欧·亨利娓娓道来,让我们一起走进小人物的五味杂陈的内心世界。

  • 媒体书评
  • 欧·亨利是20世纪初美国杰出的短篇小说大师,有“美国的莫泊桑”之称。他的作品因富于生活情趣被誉为“美国生活的幽默百科全书”。

    O. Henry's stories are gems of their kind; mellow, humorous, ironic, ingenious and shot through with that eminently salable quality known as 'human interest.'" —Bennet Cerf and Van Cartmell

  • 目录
    • 《没有结局的故事》
    • An Unfinished Story