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Q: I choose to retell a story written by O.Henry called “The Last Leaf” A young girl who got pneumonia compares her life with ivy leaf. Autumn is the mortal season for leaves. She think that when the last leaf comes off, she will also die. Everyone can decide for himself what this story about. About value of life, or important of arts, or about support. This story have symbolism and unexpected ending, typical for the O.Henry’s stories does this sound natural?
A: × She think that when the last leaf comes off, she will also die.
✓ She thinks that when the last leaf comes off, she will also die too.

× Everyone can decide for himself what this story about.
✓ Everyone can decide for themselves what this story is about,

× About value of life, or important of arts, or about support.
✓ value of life, important of arts or about support.

× This story have symbolism and unexpected ending, typical for the O.Henry’s stories
✓ This story has symbolism and an unexpected ending, typical for the O.Henry’s stories.

Q: I choose to retell a story written O. Henry “The Last Leaf” does this sound natural?
A: × I choose to retell a story written O. Henry “The Last Leaf”
✓ I choose to retell a story written by O. Henry called “The Last Leaf”

Q: What tense do we use when we want to retell about a scene in a movie we've watched? for a simple example, in the movie there is a scene where B playing badminton. Then I want to tell my friend about the scene. Do I say "B played badminton" or "B plays badminton"?

and B is a badminton player in the movie. Should i say to my friend "B is a badminton player in that movie" or "B was a badminton player in that movie"?
A: In the first scenario, I would personally use past tense, so "B played badminton". While on the second scenario, either option would be okay but again, I prefer past tense.

Overall, it depends on how you want to narrate the story. As if it was happening now or as if you were retelling what had already happened.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce retell.
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Q: I want to retell you part of the novel written by Elizabeth Gaskell. does this sound natural?
A: I think so

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