• anonymous
IN the gift of the Magi, How would the story be different it were told from Jim's perspective rather than Della's? Why might O. Henry have chosen to tell the story from Della's perspective?
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  • anonymous
But the whole story was said by O.Henry himself.
  • rainbow
If told by Jim, the reader would understand Jim's thought process of sacrificing and selling his treasured heirloom (the watch) in order to buy the combs and surprise Della.

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