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... couple sell their most valuable possessions to give each other for Christmas gifts. As a result, these themes help the reader understand the meaning of this short story.Micro-PrcisesThe short story The Gift of Magi (1906), by O. Henry (1862-1910) tells the story of a deprived young married couple trying to buy Christmas gifts for each other. DellaYoung sells her beautiful hair to buy Jim a platinum watch chain, and Jim sells his heirloom watch to buy Dellasome tortoise-shell hair combs. These gifts are inadequate and they become unusable because Dellacannot wear her combs without her hair, and Jim cannot use his watch chain without his watch.Writing about an Idea or Theme The Meanings and Messages in Literature by Edgar Roberts (b. 1928) is a hands-on guide that contains guidelines on how to find ideas and theme. This theory includes articles that instruct students how to distinguish between ideas and situations. Most importantly, it also comprehensively explains the idea of theme in literature, which is the initial theory used in this essay about Henrys shorty story.Works CitedHenry, O., and Patrick James Lynch.The Gift of the Magi.1st U.S. ed. Cambridge, Mass. Candlewick Press, 2008. Print. This is a short story about a husband and wife who sacrificed their valued possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents. This story is important because it shows the themes of love, wealth and sacrifice in the characters actions.Roberts, Edgar V. Writing About an Idea or Theme The Meanings and Messages in Literature. This is a theory article about thatserves as a hands-on guide for writing about literature, thus justifying the integration of literature and composition. This theory article improves a students ability to identify themes in literature. Moreover, the use of literary topics gives instructors a viable way to combine writing and literary study.
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