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  • "Gift of the Magi" by O' Henry
  • Set in New York City Della and Jim, a poor couple, struggle to buy Christmas gifts for each other.
  • Exposition
  • Della is poor and only has $1.87 to buy her husband a gift. Which is not enough money.
  • Conflict
  • Della decides to sell her hair for money so she can purchase a gift worth of Jim. She gets $20 and chooses to purchase Jim a platinum watch chain.
  • Rising Action
  • Della and Jim exchange gifts and realize that neither of them can uses them.
  • Climax
  • They decide to put their gifts away until they can both use them.
  • Falling Action
  • Despite their errors Della and Jim remain in love with one another and learn a valuable lesson about sacrifice and love.
  • Resolution
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