The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi

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Storyboard Text

  • What can I do with $1.87?
  • Setting
  • Conflict
  • What should I buy for Jim?
  • Characters(motives, actions, dialogue)
  • Through the setting the reader learns that Della and her husband are poor, it states that she sits in her shabby couch and that the door bell is not working. The setting helps the theme because she needs to be poor to make the sacrifice.
  • Climax
  • I cut off my hair to buy you a chain for your watch.
  • Della doesn´t know what to buy for Jim. When Della only had $1.87, she had to figure out of an idea to gain more money.
  • Resolution
  • Okay.
  • Della and Jim are the characters and Della cut her hair and Jim sold his watch. Della was shocked at the fact that he sold his watch.
  • Theme
  • Thanks.
  • Della and Jim both sell their prized possessions. After that, they knew to find something cheap and not to expensive to where you have to do a lot of bad things.
  • I sold my watch to get you combs for your hair.
  • Della and Jim put their presents away for now. When they put their presents away, they ate dinner and went to bed.
  • Lets just put our things away for now.
  • We are willing to sacrifice for the ones we love. After they went through all of this trouble, they new that they were the magi.
  • Thanks.
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