Lisica 2 give Jim a gift he would never forget because she loves him but she

Lisica 2 give jim a gift he would never forget

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Lisica 2 give Jim a gift he would never forget, because she loves him, but she only has one dollar and eighty-seven cents. That doesn’t stop Della though, she pins her hair into a hat and walks the streets looking for the perfect gift to give Jim. As Della is walking, she sees Madame Sofronie's hair goods shop and walks in with intent to sell her hair. Della made a profit of 20 dollars for her hair, meaning that she now has 21 dollars and 87 cents to her name. With the money, she finds Jim a gold chain for his watch. As Della approaches her flat, she is hopeful, but also skeptical of what Jim may think about her cutting her hair. Jim comes home and sees Della’s hair in awe, but it’s not because he doesn’t love her anymore, it’s because he bought her a special, expensive comb for her to comb her hair with and wear; Ironically, he had sold his watch to be able to do so. Both characters did the unthinkable by selling their treasures so that the other could be happy on Christmas. As the story ends, the narrator describes the two as the Magi of Christmas, “Being wise, their gifts were doubtless wise ones. And here I have told you the story of two children who were not wise. Each sold the most valuable thing he owned to buy a gift for the other. But let me speak a last word to the wise of these days: Of all who give gifts, these two were the wisest. Of all who give and receive gifts, such as they are the wisest. Everywhere they are the wise ones. They are the magi” (Henry 6.) Magi is, a group of distinguished foreigners who visited Jesus after his birth, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
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