The Gift of the Magi Summary
O. Henry

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The Gift of the Magi Overview

"The Gift of the Magi" is a short story by American author O. Henry (born William Sydney Porter) and published in 1905. The story focuses on a young husband and wife who are each planning on purchasing the other secret Christmas gifts without much money. This allegorical tale incorporates comic irony, symbolism, and religious allusion to explore themes of sacrifice, love, and generosity.

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