Della and Jim


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  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • We are introduced to Jim and Della. We find out that Della does not have enough money to buy Jim a good Christmas present.
  • Climax
  • She had been saving money for months but only had $1.87 and that was not enough money to buy Jim a Christmas present.
  • Falling Action
  • Della needs to get money to get Jim a Christmas present so she went to sell her hair for money.
  • Resolution
  • Jim sees Della and gives her gift first, which are the combs that she had wanted very much. When she gave Jim his gift he fell to the couch and a dumb smile spread across his face. It turned out Jim had sold his pocket watch so that he could buy the combs.
  • Della and Jim realized that both of their gifts were now useless because they foolishly sacrificed their most prized possessions. Jim could not use his new chain because he sold his watch and Della could not use her new combs because she sold her hair.
  • Ecen though Della and Jim just realized their heartbreaking errors
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