for jim. Upon opening his present, Jim found the platinum chain for his watch and in-spite of Della's wish that he put on the chain on his time piece ; he could not as he had sold off that heirloom to get money for Della's gift. Then jim smile and says that they should keep the gifts to remind themselves just how much they love one another. Both of them sacrificed their valuable things to buy a gift for each other.
Positive Point o The theme of love is shown through the sefless actions of both Della and Jim, through a showing of love for the other, sells their most valuable possessions in order to purchase Christmas gifts. o While financially poor, Della and Jim prove to be emotionally rich. The love they have for each
Negative Point There is a lack of communication between Della and Jim each character makes a great sacrifice by selling their valuable thing to buy Christmas gift foe each other but in the end they cancel out each other gifts.
Recommendation to the readers Language of story is simple easy to understand. This story express the emotions of two people who sell their valuable things to show their love to each other. Story contain theme of unselfishnes as the way to true happiness. Moral lesson
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