The Gift Of Magi Characters
Jim is also known as James Dillingham Young. Jim is the husband of Della. He is described as a young man who always comes across as a serious character. He is twenty-two years old. He has no choice but to provide for himself and his wife on as little income as twenty dollars over one whole week. Jim’s life has never been easy. In fact, it was often very difficult. In the better times of his life, Jim was able to make do with thirty dollars each week. However, both Jim and Della have never allowed their love for each other to change just because they did not have much money to live on.
Jim is always on time to his work and everything else that he has on. In fact, he often arrived at these places early. This proves that he is a reliable man who takes his work and other appointments seriously. This is because of the only treasure that he has ever owned. He was blessed to own a stunning watch which was full of gold. This watch used to be not only his father’s but also his grandfather’s.
Jim finds himself somewhat embarrassed because of the way it presented itself. It had a very old leather strap attached to it. Jim is always checking the time on a regular basis.
One day, he decides to give his watch up so that he can purchase some combs for Della. Della needed something to brush her hair with and