Character Analysis in The Gift of the Magi
Jim: Jim is Della’s loving husband. Jim struggles to support himself and his wife on a meagre income in New York City. He is known for his punctuality, represented by his golden wristwatch, which he later sells in order to afford a Christmas present for Della.
Della: Della’s only “possession” is her long golden hair. She sells her hair in order to pay for a Christmas present for Jim.
Character Analysis Examples in The Gift of the Magi:
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"he always entered..." See in text (The Gift of the Magi)
"tripped by on rosy wings..." See in text (The Gift of the Magi)
"For there lay The Combs—the set of combs, side and back, that Della had worshipped long in a Broadway window..." See in text (The Gift of the Magi)
"Mrs. James Dillingham Young..." See in text (The Gift of the Magi)