Choose one selection from the unit and describe the cause and effect of the characters' (or the narrator's) values contained in each. The selections are listed below for your reference. "The Gift of the Magi" "Fabric of Their Lives" "To Be of Use" "I Hear America Singing" "The Necklace"
"The Gift of the Magi" Della is devoted to her husband. Her unconditional love for him is shown when she chopped off her prize long beautiful hair, in order to buy him a new strap for his old watch. Meanwhile, Jim also shows his devotion and love for his wife, when he traded his watch for Della's new comb. Their love for each other made them even stronger, as they sacrificed their most prized possession for the other person’s happiness.