Della is loving, warm, selfless, poor wife. she is the protagonist her antagonist is her proverty. She is dynamic; she learns a valuable lesson about the price of love.
Jim is a nice husband who he loves his wife so much, his job is not good though he is 22 years old (I've knew that at the end of the story). He sacrifices his valuable watch to buy combs for his wife's hair as a Christmas gift.
The exposition is the introduction of Jim and Della not only we knew their names but that they are a married, poor couple. The setting details also were provided by the exposition; it's Christmas time and the events happened at their apartment.
The rising action is when Della tried to figure out away to buy