Publisher Description

"The Gift of the Magi" is a short story, written by O. Henry (a pen name for William Sydney Porter), about a young married couple and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret Christmas gifts for each other with very little money. As a sentimental story with a moral lesson about gift-giving, it has been a popular one for adaptation, especially for presentation at Christmas time. The plot and its "twist ending" are well-known, and the ending is generally considered an example of cosmic irony. It was allegedly written at Pete's Tavern[2][3] on Irving Place in New York City.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
June 19
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
8
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
10.3
KB

Customer Reviews

John316teacher ,

John316believe

Thanks for making this wonderful story of true love available. True love is worth the expense.

PSuttonNC ,

So thoughtful, and thoughtless

I heard this story as a child, and it makes me smile and cry at the same time. These 2 lovers so willingly sell their (second) most prized possessions to afford a suitable gift for each other, unknowingly making the gift they would receive from the other moot. This is the love that is often missing in modern life and literature.

CamuWammy ,

i only needed it for homework

it’s was good for HW

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