Gift of the Magi theme


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  • Setting
  • Conflict
  • I want to give my husband a nice present but don't have enough money.
  • Character (motives, actions, dialogue)
  • I need to find Jim the perfect gift
  • Through the setting the reader learns that Della is poor, In the story it states that she has a shabby couch and broken doorbell.
  • Climax
  • Jim I cut my hair to buy you this present.
  • Della doesn't have enough money to buy Jim a nice present and is afraid he'll stop loving her.
  • Resolution
  • Della only has $1.87 to spend. She goes and sells her hair for $20. With that money she searches every store for a perfect gift. She finds a chain that goes with Jim's favorite watch.
  • Theme
  • Jim arrives through the back door. Jim see's Della's cut hair. Della shows him the gift and Jim says that he sold his watch to buy her a comb for her hair and Della sold her hair to buy a chain for his watch.
  • Della and Jim learned that they were both willing to sacrifice for each other and still love each other very much.
  • We are willing to sacrifice for the ones we love.
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