Gift of Magi


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  • exposition
  • what do you want for christmas?
  • what do you want for christmas?
  • conflict
  • I have no money to buy anything!
  • rising action
  • I am getting my hair cut for money. I am doing this for Jim.
  • Setting: Christmas Eve, 1905 New York City Della and Jim Story about a very poor couple wanting to buy each other Christmas gifts.
  • climax
  • Hopefully Jim sees I did this for him!
  • Jim & Della don't have enough money to buy each other gifts.
  • falling action
  • I hope Jim likes his watch.
  • Della freaks out because she doesn't have a gift for Jim / Della decides to sell her hair in order to buy her husband a gift.
  • resolution
  • Do you like your watch?
  • Della cuts off her hair to pay for Jim's Christmas gift.
  • Della gets paid $20 for cutting her hair -Della uses money to buy her husband a gift -Della tries to curl her very short hair so Jim won't completely hate it
  • Jim and Della finally exchange gifts and both realize that neither are able to use the gifts.
  • Do you like your comb?
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