The Ransom Of Red Chief Theme

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Have you ever thought you could win it all or do everything yourself and promptly found out that you cannot? Found that it’s too much and you cannot in fact handle it all on your own and that you bit off more than you can chew? In the story “The Ransom of Red Chief,” two men thought they might just kidnap a young boy, order a ransom be paid, get paid and go home however this adventure proved to be much more than just that. In the short story, "The Ransom of Red Chief," the author, O. Henry, portrays the theme to not bite off more than you can chew. For a start, Bill thought the kidnapping would be easy when in fact the kidnapping turned out to be much more. After the kidnapping Bill had said the robbery to be insane by way of “during
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