"Gift of the Magi"(irony)

"Gift of the Magi"(irony)

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  • you say your hair is gone?
  • cut it off and sold it
  • I sold the watch to get the money to buy the combs
  • This shows Jim loves Della's hair and can't believe she had cut it an sold it to get him a Christmas present. Jim expects that she will still have her hair and can use t he combs.She doesn't have her hair so she can't use the combs . This helps the reader understand they both got rid of their treasure to get the other one a gift.
  • This quote relates to the literary device because when Della cut and sold her hair she got the combs she wanted from Jim . She couldn't use the combs then. she didn't know that Jim would get them for her .Jim still thought she would still have her hair. The reader understands that she has sold her hair Jim dosen't know.
  • Jim sold his watch not knowing that Della had got him a chain for the watch.He gave up his treasure to get a present for Della .Della expects that he will still have the watch . The reader under stands that he won't be able to use the watch chain from Della because he sold the watch.
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