The Gift of the Magi Storyboard

The Gift of the Magi Storyboard

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  • Della only has $1.87 to buy her husband a Christmas present, so she decides to sell her hair "Quickly she pulled down her hair and let it fall to its complete length." (O. Henry)
  • I could sell my hair to buy Jim a Christmas present...
  • “I buy hair,” “Twenty dollars,” (O. Henry)
  • “Will you buy my hair?” (O. Henry)
  • Della sells her hair for $20, and she is determined to get Jim a nice present.
  • "It surely had been made for Jim and no one else." (O. Henry)
  • Della thinks she's found the perfect gift for her husband and is very excited about it.
  • “Please God, make him think I’m still pretty.” (O. Henry)
  • Della is nervous that Jim will not like her short hair.
  • “You’ve cut off your hair?” (O. Henry)
  • “Cut it off and sold it,” (O. Henry)
  • When Jim gets home Della is anxious that he will not like her hair, or the gift.
  • Della and Jim are happy with each other's thoughtfulness.
  • “let’s put our Christmas gifts away and keep them a while." (O. Henry)
  • “Isn’t it perfect, Jim?" (O. Henry)
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