The Gift Of The Maji

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  • EXPOSITION
  • RISING ACTION
  • This is what I have to do if I want to be able to buy him the perfect gift.
  • CLIMAX
  • What will he say? What if he doesnt like the way I look?
  • A husband and wife named Della and James are poorer than they used to be.
  • FALLING ACTION
  • We both ended up sacrificing to buy eachother a gift!
  • Della was struggling to get enough money to be able to buy her husband a christmas present. As a result she ended up cutting of her long beautiful hair for money.
  • RESOLUTION
  • The only thing that really matters is that we were thinking about eachother. The gift wont make a difference.
  • As Della waits for her husband to get home, she doesn't know what his reaction will be about her cutting off her hair.
  • THEME
  • Della's husband doesn't know what to say except explain to her that he had sold one of his most precious items in order to afford a present for her too.
  • They both decided it wasn't about the presents after all, all that mattered was what they were willing to sell their most precious thing for eachother.
  • The theme of this stry is sacrafice. The author explains what they were willing to sacrafice in order to be able to buy a gift for eachother.
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