I hope my wife won't be disappointed that i've sold my valuable gold watch so I can afford her gift.
I can't believe i've sold my beautiful hair to pay for my husband's present. What will he think? Will he still love me without my hair?
I love you
(Exposition) Della and Jim Young were a married couple who were financially struggling, but still wanted to exchange gifts on Christmas Day.
(Rising Action) They both decided to make major sacrifices in order to make each other happy which causes worry in their relationship.
(Climax) Jim comes home and sees that Della has cut her hair and Della begins to worry about what he thinks about her without her hair. (Falling Action) Jim tells Della about how he sacrificed his gold watch to buy her hair combs. (Resolution) The couple realizes that they will always love each other no matter what and they still continue to be grateful to have each other.