The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Voice of the City by O. Henry:|
zines containing a picture of the editor in the act
of reading the latest copy of Le Petit Journal, right
side up - you can tell by the illustrations. It is
only a legend that there are waste baskets in editors'
Thus is truth held in disrepute. But in time truth
and science and nature will adapt themselves to art.
Things will happen logically, and the villain be dis-
comfited instead of being elected to the board of
directors. But in the meantime fiction must not only
be divorced from fact, but must pay alimony and be
The Voice of the City