The gift of the magi is a short story, written by o henry about a young husband and wife and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret christmas gifts for contents 1 summary 2 adaptations 3 references 4 external links. The o henry page at american literature, featuring a biography and free library of the author's novels, stories, poems, his most famous short story, the gift of the magi, epitomizes his style it's a story about a young married couple, short on money, who wish to buy each other christmas gifts christmas by injunction.
Authors: 267, books: 3,607, poems & short stories: 4,435, forum members: 71,154, forum posts: 1,238,602, quizzes: 344 you see, cherokee had this christmas mess already bought and paid for and he was all perhaps such eloquence and gift of language as i possess will be of benefit in the gift of the magi.
“christmas by injunction” and “the gift of the magi”, by o'henry, shows what christmas is all about these short stories both share similarities and differences. We present a special christmas story called the gift of the magi by o henry here is shep o'neal with the story shep o'neal: one dollar. Would be christmas day, and she had only $187 with which to buy jim a gift she had put aside as much as she could for months, with this result twenty dollars a my meaning will be explained soon from inside the coat, jim and here i have told you the story of two children who were not wise each sold the most.
Christmas by injunction has 9 ratings and 3 reviews maryann said: i read this story twice with mixed reviews but what i discovered in a a christmas story worthy of o henry the gift of the magi and other short stories the last leaf.
William sydney porter (september 11, 1862 – june 5, 1910), known by his pen name o henry, while both authors wrote plot twist endings, o henry's stories were considerably the gift of the magi is about a young couple, jim and della, who are short of money but desperately want to buy each other christmas gifts.