The Gift of the Magi Essay | The Gift of Magi

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The Gift of Magi

Summary: Discusses the short story, The Gift of Magi, one of O. Henry's most famous works. Provides a plot summary. Explores the significance of the magi.
<>,one of O.Henry's most famous short fictions, is a simple but moving story. It told us a very beautiful love story. The mistress of the home-Della had such beautiful hair that "if the Queen of Sheba had lived in the flat across the airshaft, she would have let her hair hang out the window some day to dry just to depreciate Her Majesty's jewels and gift." But she is often tortured with poverty. It took her several months to save one dollar and eighty-seven cents. But she insisted buying a Christmas present by disposing of her hair. Though she was sad before her hair fell down, "she did it up again nervously and quickly." Though "the brilliant sparkle still in her eyes", for her Jim, she went out to trade off her hair for twenty dollars. "The next tow hours tripped by on rosy wings...

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