Week 2 Dis 1 - Choose a story from the textbook The Story I would like to discus is The Gift of the Magi I was intrigued by the title from the start I

Week 2 Dis 1 - Choose a story from the textbook The Story I...

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Choose a story from the textbook. The Story I would like to discus is The Gift of the Magi. I was intrigued by the title from the start. I did not know what Magi meant so I looked it up and according to bible Scholar (2011) it refers to the wise men. It took me a little to make a correlation as to why the title would relate to the wise. I started thinking about Christianity and to my knowledge the wise men invented the practice of gift giving. They gave wise gifts to Jesus. This relates to the short story by Jim and Della give wise gifts to each other. Further more the couple sacrificed anything they could have of value to give each other the best Christmas present. The title fits perfectly to the story. Describe the core conflict represented in the story. The core conflicts in the story is their need to express how much they care for one and another by getting the perfect gift. Della cuts her hair (most prized possession) to get the money while Jim gets rid of his
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  • Spring '15
  • Erin Schwartz
  • Literature, Santa Claus, WISE MEN

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