Metaphor in The Gift of the Magi
Metaphor Examples in The Gift of the Magi:
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"tripped by on rosy wings..." See in text (The Gift of the Magi)
The turn in drab, heavy narration to light and “rosy” tones is a metaphor for Della’s change in emotion after having cut her hair. Although the reader may think she feels some regret about the loss of her beautiful hair, her ability to radiate joy speaks to how much she truly loves Jim.