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describing Della's hair before she got it cut. Symbolism was used biblical imagery and color imagery todescribe to show just how much Della and Jim loved each other defined the real meaning of rich. Colorimagery was used because it was Christmas time of year when things are sparkling and bright colored in holiday decorations. Similarities and Differences“The Gift of the Magi” is a 1906 short story written by O. Henry. It was centered around a young couple living in a small flat in New York City with very few possession. When Christmas day came Della wanted to get her husband a nice gift and decided to sell her hair because she didn't have enough for what she wanted to get him. Jim also wanted to surprise his wife with a gift as well. He was willing to sell his prized possession which was his watch to get his wife a gift. Della ended up with a chain for
her husband and Jim ended up with some hair combs for his wife. But in the end both of them ended upwith gifts they couldn't use in any way. But it was the sacrifice they made for one another that made it meaningful.“A Worn Path” took place in the beginning of December morning which dealt with a very old and fragile black woman named Phoenix. Phoenix Jackson is the main character she is a strong poor elderlywoman because of her personality and determination. The story talks about how she was slowly walking down the road making her what to town to get her grandson some medicine for his throat. She