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Gift of the Magi (Penguin Readers, Level 1)

by Henry

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Pearson ESL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • English as a Second Language,
  • Foreign Language Study / English as a Second Language,
  • Classics

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPenguin Reader , Level 1 (300 words)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9397375M
    ISBN 100582432863
    ISBN 109780582432864

    Books similar to The Gift of the Magi The Gift of the Magi. by O. Henry. avg. rating Ratings. One dollar and eight-seven cents is all the money Della has in the world to buy her beloved husband a Christmas present. She has nothing to sell except her only treasure -- .   The Other Format of the Gift of the Magi, The, Level 1, Pearson English Reader Book with Audio CD by OHENRY at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Format: Other Format (2Nd Revised Ed.).

    "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned with the silent imputation of .   "The Gift of the Magi" is a short story, 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 during the Christmas season.5/5(6).

    "The Gift of the Magi" is a short story by O. Henry about a poor couple that pawns their most prized possessions to buy Christmas gifts for each other: Jim his watch to buy Della a set of combs, and Della her hair to buy Jim a chain for his watch. Even though their presents were useless without the original possessions, O. Henry suggests that their acts represent the true meaning of Christmas.   O. Henry's classic tale of Della and Jim, the struggling newlyweds so anxious to give each other a Christmas gift that each sells the one thing the other holds most dear, receives an oddly lifeless treatment here. Heyer's meticulously detailed illustrations /5(48).


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"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.

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Henry | Submitted by: Jane Kivik Free download or read online The Gift of the Magi pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in December 10thand was Gift of the Magi book by O. Henry. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 32 pages and is available in Hardcover format/5.

The Gift Of The Magi. One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied.

This story was originally published on in The New York Sunday World as "Gifts of the Magi." It was subsequently published as The Gift of the Magi in O. Henry's short story collection The Four Million. We created The Gift of the Magi Study Guide for this story to benefit teachers and students.

One dollar and eighty-seven cents/   THE GIFT OF THE MAGI by O. Henry ; illustrated by Sonja Danowski ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 1, The sentimental short story is presented in an elegant edition with moody illustrations reminiscent of antique sepia photographs.

8 rows    The Gift of the Magi Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and. The magi, as you know, were wise men—wonderfully wise men— who brought gifts to the newborn Christ-child. They were the first to. give Christmas gifts. Being wise, their gifts were doubtless wise ones.

And here I have told you the story of two children who were not wise. Each sold the most valuable thing he owned in order to buy a gift forFile Size: 84KB. "The Gift of the Magi" by the great American author, O. Henry, is a treasured Christmas short story that is timeless and beloved all over the world.

Written inthis bittersweet story is about a poor young married couple sacrificing the only valuable things they own in order to buy each other a perfect Christmas present. Free download of The Gift of the Magi by O.

Henry. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. The Gift of the Magi Introduction. The first time you hear somebody mention O. Henry you might think they're sighing about some guy named Henry (Oh, Henry!), rather than referring to a particular person. But yes, there is an important author named O.

Henry. Well, he's not really named O. Henry – that was just a pen name for the man whose real name was William Sydney Porter. The Gift Of The Magi The Gift of the Magi is a short story written in by a man named William Sydney Porter under the pen-name of O Henry.

The story has been popular over the years because of its moral about gift-giving and the well-known twist at the end. The Gift of the Magi Summary O. Henry's short story "The Gift of the Magi" tells the story of a young couple who make sacrifices in order to buy each other Christmas gifts.

Della Young decides to. The Gift of Magi Literary Analysis The story is written by William Sydney Porter, pen name O’ Henry. The story is about a young couple James Young Dillingham and Della Dillingham who love each other endlessly.

They live in a small and simple but well-furnished and clean apartment. The Gift of the Magi Book Summary: "Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry, originally published inhas become one of the best known and most beloved of Chistmas tales.

An exuberant couple urged on by their love, make great sacrifices in order to purchase the perfect Christmas gift for the other.

About The Author. Henry. William Sydney Porter—later to be known as O. Henry—was born in North Carolina in Known for his surprise endings and ability to capture the hope and pathos of ordinary people, Henry is best remembered for his stories about New York City.

The Gift of the Magi was written infour years before his ed on: Octo   "The Gift of the Magi" is a short story, 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 during the Christmas season/5(61). A simplified version of the well-known tale in which a husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions so that they may buy each other Christmas presents.

The Gift of the Magi Summary. The story opens with $ That's all Della Dillingham Young has to buy a present for her beloved husband, Jim. And the next day is Christmas.

Faced with such a situation, Della promptly bursts into tears on the couch, which gives the narrator the opportunity to tell us a bit more about the situation of Jim and Della. As O. Henry, Porter is one of America's best known writers, and his stories, such as "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Ransom of Red Chief", are still taught in schools.

Inthe O. Henry Awards, an annual anthology of short stories, was established in his honor/5(4).The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting magazine. Plot Summary On Christmas Eve, Della Young has only $ to spend on a Christmas gift for her husband, Jim.Set in New York at the turn of the twentieth century, this classic piece of American literature tells the story of a young couple and the sacrifices each must make to buy the other a gift.

A simple tale about the rewards of unselfish love.