Essay about The Gift Of The Magi By O. Henry

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We get to understand all goods about things we do for others. Not many people recognize the risks that are taken when making sacrifices. These actions are mostly made for a loved one being a sibling, parent, or girlfriend/boyfriend. In “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry, it teaches us how sacrifices are made in the name of love. There are many meanings for sacrificing. The nature of sacrificing is something you have to think about before doing it. “A sacrifice is when you give up something that is meaningful or important to you for something else that is more meaningful and important to you.” (Wright, 1) This means the sacrifice being committed should be a difficult thing to give up. (Wright,1) Many people think making sacrifices is a negative thing. That’s before they actually find a reason to want to make a sacrifice. Some people might ask themselves what love is. Well, what is love? Love is the most amazing and beautiful feeling you could ever feel. Everyone in this world has felt it. You may not think about it too much or go into detail, but sometimes it’s good to love. Love is thinking about someone more than yourself, It’s putting others first without worrying if you’re second. At times we don’t really know if we’re being loved or not. The thing is, this is something we don’t ask ourselves when we are feeling it and receiving it back. “In order for love to be real love, it has to be expressed as an action.” (Taub) This means there would never be any doubts when being…

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