The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi

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Storyboard Description

These gifts were prized possessions

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Rising Action
  • Climax
  • They both have possessions of there own. Della's possessions is her long hair. Mr.James was his good looking watch.
  • Falling Action
  • Della wanted to get her husband the best gift for Christmas. Her gift for him would cost a lot of money she didn't have so she has to cut her hair to get money.
  • Resolution
  • When James comes home he sees that she has cut her hair and when handing her,her gift she is soothed by the gift knowing she doesn't have long hair but says it will grow back.
  • Irony
  • The gift she gave him made him soothed to by the fact that they both sacrificed there priced possessions for the other person. Him selling his watch for her combs and her selling her hair for his gift.
  • They both sacrificed there price possession for the others gift. Never knowing the other got read of there possession. They both love each other to sacrifice something they love for there loved one. Him selling his watch for her combs and her selling her hair for his pocket watch chain.
  • The irony from the author is their love for each other is more importune then there priced possessions. there love for each other was going out of there way and selling possession for there loved one. Everywhere they were wise people. They are the magi.
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