The Gift of the Magi Izzy and Kendall

The Gift of the Magi Izzy and Kendall

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  • Only $1.87!?
  • What ever shall I do?
  • The Prized Possession
  • I buy hair. $20.
  • Boy, that's pricey! 
  • Shoot, only 87 cents left!
  • That'll be $21.
  • In the beginning, Della is distressed due to her lack of money for a Christmas gift for Jim, her husband.
  • Goodbye, Luscious Locks
  • You say your hair is gone!?
  • In her desperation, she sells her prized possession, her hair, to make some money.
  • Honey, open your gift! 
  • You got me a gift?
  • After scouring the local shops, Della finds a pocket watch fob. She purchases it with only $0.87 to spare.
  • Lesson Learned
  • Della, let's put our Christmas presents away and keep 'em a while. 
  • Della waits for Jim to come home to see her newly cut hair. He is shocked that she would sell her prized possession.
  • You needn't look for it!
  • In the climax of the story, Della presents Jim her gift, only to discover that he also has bought her a gift.
  • Jim and Della realize that they have no current use for their gifts because they sold their prized possessions in order to obtain the gifts during the falling action.
  • And I sold my hair!
  • I sold my watch!
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