The Gift of The Magi Storyboard

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  • Themes and Irony of "The Gift of the Magi", by O. Henry
  • Selflessness/Sacrifice
  • Della is very selfless when she decides to cut off most of her hair to get money to buy a gift for her husband for Christmas. Her Husband also sells his watch, which was needed for his gift from Della, to get money for a gift for Della, but Della basically needs her hair for his gift, which was combs.
  • When Jim sells his watch, it is all for love. He loves his wife so much he is willing to do anything for her, including selling his expensive gold watch for money to buy Della a gift. Thats also the reason why Della cut her hair.
  • Love
  • Even though Della and Jim are very poor and can barely afford a furnished house, they are very happy with all that they have.
  • Sameiach Be'chelko
  • The irony is at the end of the story, when Della cuts and sells her hair to buy Jim a chain for his watch, and Jim sells his watch to buy Della combs for her hair. They both got rid of the main ingredient for each others present.
  • Irony
  • By Shoshi Fogelman
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