How old was Jim mentioned in the story?

In the short story “The Gift of the Magi,” by O. Henry, Jim is 22 years old.

How old was Jim and how did he look?

How old was Jim and how did he look? Ans : Jim was twenty two years old . Jim looked thin and very serious.

How old is Jim Dillingham?

James “Jim” Dillingham Young Though he is only twenty-two years old, he is very thin and serious-looking, troubled by poverty and “burdened with a family.” In spite of his circumstances, however, he has a happy and loving relationship with his wife.

How does the narrator describe Jim?

The narrator tell us, He looked thin and very serious. Poor fellow, he was only twenty-two—and to be burdened with a family! He needed a new overcoat and he was without gloves.

Why did Connie become happy?

Explanation: Connie thought that the visitor was her own husband, Jim Macpherson that’s why she was happy.

Who was Fritz Class 8?

In the story “the best christmas present” fritz was german soldier and tommy was english soldier.

What is Jim’s full name?

Ans. Jim’s full name was James Dillingham Young.

Why did Jim say their presents were too nice to use just at present?

The presents are indeed “too nice” to use “at present,” because both Jim and Della are now unable to use them. Della has sold her hair and so cannot use the combs, and Jim as sold his watch, and therefore is unable to use his new fob for his watch because he has sold it to gain the combs for Della.

How much was Della paid for her hair in today’s money how much would that be?

Too bad she only has $1.87. So, she decides to sell her hair to a woman who makes wigs and other hair articles. The woman pays Della $20 for her hair.

What is Jim’s job in The Gift of the Magi?

Jim’s job is not so great. He’s the only breadwinner for the Dillingham Young family (that is, him and Della), and it seems he works long hours, but his salary is low. And it recently went from bad to worse: whereas he used to make $30 a week he’s now down to just $20.

What does Della’s hair symbolize?

More specifically, however, Della’s hair represents her beauty and youth. Her hair reaches down below her knees, meaning that she must have started growing it very young, and the sentimental value it has for her is directly contrasted with Madame Sofronie’s brusque evaluation of the hair’s dollar value.

What does Tommy Class 8 mean?

Answer: Fritz and Tommy are the names given to the German and the British soldiers respectively. Question 1: Describe in brief the author’s meeting with Connie.