Hi, my name is***** think I can help with this. Here are some possible thesis statements about some of these stories.
The Tell-Tale Heart: Edgar Allen Poe's story, "The Tell-Tale Heart," speaks of guilt as a burden on the human heart that must be confessed lest it consume one's conscience.
Literary Device: Symbolism
"A Rose for Emily" - William Faulkner's story "A Rose for Emily," portrays community as protector of both itself and the individual.
Literary Device(s): Symbolism, Setting
"The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry - Henry's story "The Gift of the Magi," presents emotional wealth and poverty as not being mutually exclusive.
Literary Device(s): Character, Tone
I hope this helps. As for critical choices, I don't have access to your library database to look at the one's available to you. Can you provide a link perhaps?
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