Cop And The Anthem

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Cop And The Anthem

  1. 1. “ Cop and the Anthem” By Justin Ehrenpreis
  2. 2. Author <ul><li>O’ Henry </li></ul>
  3. 3. Setting <ul><li>Late fall Washington park, NYC streets </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characters <ul><li>Soapy, young woman (knows Soapy), umbrella man, police cops (2), restaurant workers </li></ul>
  5. 5. Plot <ul><li>Trying to go to jail so he can be fed and comfortable in the winter time than on the streets. Later on he feels guilty for trying to go to jail. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Themes <ul><li>“ Never give up” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Think before you act” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Be careful of what you wish for” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Literary Devices <ul><li>Soapy wants to be somebody </li></ul><ul><li>Epiphany- inside church </li></ul><ul><li>Situational irony- when he wants to get arrested he doesn’t, when he doesn’t want to get arrested he does </li></ul>

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