EXPOSITIONThe story starts with Della and Jim living in a small apartment, living off 20$ a month. It was the time of Christmas and Della was thinking about what she shall give her beloved Jim, this Christmas.
CONFLICT But she had only 1.87$, which was rather hard to collect in itself.
RISING ACTIONShe decides to chop her hair and sell it so that way she can afford a gift worthy of Jim. She gets $20 and bought a platinum chain for Jim’s heirloom watch
BY: Yashashree, Shristi and Shambhavi .D
CLIMAXDella and Jim exchange gifts. Jim sold his watch to buy Della a set of combs, they both cannot use their gifts.
FALLING ACTIONWith a smile, they decide to put their gifts away until they can actually use them.
CONCLUSIONEven if their Christmas did not go as planned, they learned important lessons of love and sacrifice. They are the Magi, the wisest of those who give and receive gifts, as the most valuable presents given out of love.