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The Gift of the Magi by O'Henry has Della selling her hair. She used her money to buy a watch chain for her husband. He sold his pocket watch to buy her a set of combs for her long hair.

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What does Della sell to be able to buy a gift for her husband in O.Henry's The Gift of the Magi?

Della sells her hair to buy her husband a Christmas gift.


What does della sell to be able to buy a gift for her husband in o'henry's 'the gift of the magi?

Della sells her hair to buy a gift for her husband in O'Henry's the Gift of the Magi.


What does Della sell to be able to buy a gift for her husband in o'Henry's The Gift of the Magi'?

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What does Della sell to be able to buy a gift for her husband in O Herny's the Gift of the Magi?

her hair


Della is willing to cut her hair in order to do what?

Sell it and with that money buy a gift for her husband.


What does Della sell to be able to buy a gift for her husband in O Henry's The Gift of the Magi?

She sells her long hair.


What gift does Della buy for her husband in The Gift of the Magi?

Della bought her husband a silver watch chain.A silver watch chain.


What does Della sell to be able to buy a gift for her husband in O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi?

She sells her hair to buy him a chain for his pocket watch. Sadly, he sold his watch to buy her a comb for her hair.


What does della do to get money to buy a christmas gift for her husband?

Bella get her hair cut and sells it to get money for her husband a Christmas gift.


In the story The Gift of the Magi what did Della want to do with her money?

Della wanted to buy a Christmas present for her husband.


What does Della decide to do to raise money in the story Gift of the Magi?

She sold her hair to buy her husband a gift.


What gift does Jim buy Della in the gift of the magi?

Jim buys Della "The Combs"


What gift does della buy for her husband?

A chain for his watch - which is ironic because he sold his watch to get a brush for her hair, which she sold to buy him the chain. I assume you're talking about The Gift of the Magi.


What do Jim and Della have to spend on gifts in Gift of the Magi?

Jim and Della are poor but they want to get each other a Christmas gift. Della sells her long hair to buy Jim a gift. Jim sells his watch to get Della a gift.


In the Gift of the Magi Della's decision to sell her hair is provoked by?

A desire to buy her husband a Christmas present.


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What did Della sell in the Gift of the Magi?

Della sold her knee length hair, to buy a chain for Jim's pocket watch. Jim sold his watch to buy a set of combs for her long hair. Both had parted with an item they prized in order to give the other a special gift that they could not otherwise afford.


Why did Della want to buy a gift for Jim?

Della buys Jim a chain for his watch. 'The Gift of the Magi' is a short story by American writer, O. Henry.


Why does della want more money in the gift of the magi?

Della needed more money to buy a precious gift which will be suitable only for her love Jim.


How did Della get the money to buy Jim a gift in 'the gift of magi'?

She cut her hair and sold it.


What gift does she buy for her husband in the gift of the magi?

she buys him a silver watch


In the gift of the Maji what did Jim buy Della?

Jim had bought Della combs that she had wanted from a showcase in a shop window for her hair.


What is the main plot of The Gift of the Magi'?

The plot of 'The gift of the Magi' by O. Henry describes a young, poor, loving couple. Each of Jim, the husband, and Della, the wife, has a single treasure: Jim has a valuable watch, and Della has wonderful hair. Each of them wants to give their loved one a valuable gift. Jim sells his watch in order to buy Della combs for her hair. Della, in turn, sells her hair in order to buy Jim a chain for his watch. Now go on and read the original, which is much more beautifully phrased - in the related link.


What did the poor wife and husband exchange in the Gift of the Magi by o Henry?

A young couple who want to buy each other something nice for Christmas so Della sells her hair and Jim sells his watch and Della buys a chain for Jim's watch and Jim buys Della a comb for her hair and both of the gift becomes useless to each other...its the though that counts


Why is della counting her money at the beginning of the story?

because she wants to buy a Christmas gift