The Gift Of The Magi

Question 1: Summarize the short story “The gift of the Magi”

Della is a devoted young married woman with an extremely poor life in a miserable apartment. The next day would be Christmas, and Della was distraught. The meager savings she managed to put aside to purchase a gift for her beloved husband is a mere $1.87. It is simply not enough for a present worthy of her Jim. Therefore, she decided to sell her hair, which is her invaluable property to buy a watch fob for her husband’s beloved watch. When Jim came home, he was saddened and surprised to see Della’s beautiful hair missing. He offered her his gift: combs that she no longer needs. Della offered her gift to Jim. He looked ...

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Added: 11/19/2017 10:28:40 AM
Submitted By: linhchi96
Category: English
Type: Free Paper
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