DellaLikes:JimExamplesShe sold her hair to buy Jim a new watch chain."She had had many happy hours planning something nice for him."Dislikes:Lack of MoneyExampleShe cried because she didn't have enough money to buy Jim something nice.
JimLikes:DellaExampleHe sold his watch to buy Della new combs for her hair.Dislikes:Hardships of lifeExampleHe came into the house from the cold of the winter with no coat or gloves.
Ms. SofronieLikes:UnknownDislikes: UnknownMs. Sofronie is a side character and none of her likes or dislikes are shown.
CharacteristicsPositive:CaringSelflessExample: She wants to make Jim happy on Christmas so she sells her hair to get him a chain for his watch.Negative:UnreasonableNot WiseExample: She doesn't think twice about what consequences will come for her decision.
CharacteristicsPositive: LovingSelflessExample: He wants to make Della happy for Christmas so he sells his watch to get her combs for her hair.Negative:UnreasonableNot WiseExample: He doesn't think of what Della would do for him for Christmas and he discovers that they both sold valuable items for add-ons to those items.
CharacteristicsPositive:UnknownNegative:Unknown.Example:Ms. Sofronie is a character that isn't introduced much throughout the story so a reader isn't able to gather enough information to draw conclusions about her.