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Where does Gift of the Magi take place?

Christmas Eve

Della's hair and Jim's watch always make them feel?


How does Della purchase Jim's Christmas Present?

She sells her hair for $20

What gift does Jim purchase for Della?

Hair Combs

What gift does Della purchase for Jim?

A Watch Chain

Why does Jim react so strangley when he sees Della cut her hair?

He bought her a gift that was no longer useful

Why can't Della attatch the chain to his watch?

He sold his watch

Who are the Magi?

The wise men who brought gifts to the baby Jesus

Why are Jim and Della the wisest of gift givers?

They sacraficed their most prized possesions for eachother

In the Kings arena how is your fate decided?

By Chance

While in the arena the young man looks at the princess for?


Why were the young mans actions considered a crime?

He is not in a high social rank, and he did not ask permission

In opening the door that he opens he shows what for the princess?

Trust to let her decide his fate

What was behind the door?

We dont know

Madame Loisel is not unhappy because of what?

Having come down in her social class

Madame Loisel is unhappy about going to the party because why?

She has nothing to wear

What does the invitation symbolize?

What Madame Loisel wants to be

What is the internal conflict the man must face?

Wether to listen to the princess and to either loose her or get eaten by a tiger

What is the external conflict he must face?

To be eaten alive by the tiger and to open the door

What physical changes does Madame Loisel experience?

Smaller apartment and lose maid also to get fatter, look older, and her hair is all ratty

What was the suprising information at the end of "The Necklace"?

The original necklace was fake (paste)

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