not have the income. The wife loved her hair, but cut it off to earn money to buy her husband a gold chainfor his watch. Knowing he loved his watch she thought it was the best present to give him. But the husband sold his watch to buy her a beautiful comb for her long hair, she loved. In the story "A Worn Path" the conflict was for the older woman having to go through all the set backs to get her grandson his medicine. She was not in the right heath to walk for miles and to do it in the rain and having to get throughfences and animals. But she made it, only thinking about how her grandson needed his medicine. Body Paragraph #2- Literary Techniques- "The Gift of the Magi"Rising Action- When the wife went to cut her hair off, which she loved, to earn money to buy a Christmas present for her husband.