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The Gift of The Magi
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  • Question 1
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    Why does Jim react so strangely when Della tells him she has sold her hair?

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    He thinks she looks like a chorus girl.

    He is upset that she didn’t consult him.

    He is ashamed of not being an adequate provider.

    He has bought a gift for her that is no longer usable.

  • Question 2
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    How much did Madame Sofronie give to Della for her hair?

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    $20.00

    $30.00

    $50.00

    $1.87

  • Question 3
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    Q. What did Jim sell in order to buy Della a gift?
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    His watch chain
    His hair
    His walking cane
    His pocket watch
  • Question 4
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    Why does Jim react so strangely when he comes home and sees Della with short hair?

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    He is mad because she cut her hair.

    He doesn’t recognize her.

    He is upset that he had to sell his watch.

    He is confused because he bought Della combs to use in her long hair.

  • Question 5
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    What did Della buy Jim for Christmas?

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    A silver chain for his watch

    A new briefcase for work.

    A new coat

    A new watch

  • Question 6
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    Which statement best expresses the theme (LESSON) of the story?

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    Make sure you give people gifts they can actually use.

    Spending time with people you love is more important than getting them gifts.

    The love and sacrifice that goes into a gift is more important than the gift itself.

    Don't waste money on expensive gifts.

  • Question 7
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    What is the setting of the story?

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    Paris, France, 2000

    New York City, 1900s

    East Tennessee, 1890

    The Appalachian Mountains, 1925

  • Question 8
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    How was Della feeling at the beginning of the story?

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    excited because Christmas was tomorrow

    proud because she managed to save up money for Jim’s gift

    upset because she didn’t have much money to spend on a gift for Jim

    concerned because she thought Jim would be upset if he didn’t get a nice gift

  • Question 9
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    Della is conflicted because she knows she could get good money, but she has to self her hair.


    What kind of conflict is this?

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    Individual vs. Society

    Individual vs. Individual

    Individual vs. Self

    Individual vs. Technology

  • Question 10
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    What kind of irony is used in the short story "The Gift of The Magi"

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    Verbal Irony

    Irony of Situation

    Dramatic Irony

  • Question 11
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    Verbal Irony is

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    when what is said is opposite of what is meant

    when the audience knows more than a character in the story

    when the opposite of what is expected happens

  • Question 12
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    Situational Irony is

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    when what is said is opposite of what is meant

    when the opposite of what is expected happens

    when the audience knows more than a character in the story

  • Question 13
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    Dramatic Irony

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    when what is said is opposite of what is meant

    when the opposite of what is expected happens

    when the audience knows more than a character in the story

  • Question 14
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    How much money does Della have at the beginning of the story?

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    2.00

    3.00

    1.87

    2.87

  • Question 15
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    Why is Jim's watch a prized possession?

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    It was his mother's watch

    It was his father's watch

    It was his grandmother's watch

    It was his grandfather's watch

  • Question 16
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    The narrator inserts his or her opinion in the story when he or she says things like,


    "He look very thin and serious. Poor fellow, he was only twenty-two and to be burdened with a family" (3).

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    True

    False

  • Question 17
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    Love is a theme (big idea) in the story .

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    True

    False

  • Question 18
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    Sacrifice (giving up something) is a theme (big idea) in the story.

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    True

    False

  • Question 19
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    Death is a theme (big idea) in the story.

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    True

    False

  • Question 20
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    Money is a theme (big idea) in the story.

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    True

    False

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