In “The Gift of the Magi,” Mrs. James Dillingham Young, Della, is the main round, static protagonist that is driven to make a difficult decision in order to buy her husband a Christmas gift that is worthy of him. Della is a round character because she does show many different sides. In the beginning of the story, it reads: “There was ...
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... did. People in the world are caring people that normally would do anything for a person that they love, and “The Gift of the Magi” is a published example of something everyday people would do.
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