The gift of the Magi

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  • setting
  • I really need to find the perfect gift for Jim.
  • conflict
  • character( motives, action dialogue)
  • I finally have enough money to buy , Jim's gift!!
  • Through the setting the reader learns that Della and her husband are poor. It states that she sits on her shabby couch and the doorbell is not working. The setting helps the theme because she needs to be poor to show the sacrifice.
  • Climax
  • In the conflict Della is planning to buy her husband, Jim, but she only has $1.87 and she was saving every penny for months, with that result.
  • resolution
  • Della's actions in the story was that she decided to go find a way on how to earn money by cutting her hair. From all of her hair she had enough money, $20, and then she went around town to go look for his present.
  • theme
  • When Della explains to Jim how she cut her, just to earn money to buy his gift, he also tells her that he also sold his watch to get money too.
  • In the end, Jim and Della both gave up their prize possession just to show their love for each other.
  • We are willing to sacrifice for the ones we love
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