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The following question refers to “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry. Read the passage below. Which of the following sentences BEST explains the description in it? With that chain on his watch Jim might be properly anxious about the time in any company. Grand as the watch was, he sometimes looked at it on the sly on account of the old leather strap that he used in place of a chain. A. Jim was nervous about his watch being stolen. B. The watch was not meant to go on a chain. C. The watch already had a chain. D. Jim was embarrassed about not having a chain for the watch.
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Grand as the watch was, he sometimes looked at it on the sly on account of the old leather strap that he used in place of a chain. The sentence which BEST explains the description in this passage from "The Gift of the Magi" is: Jim was embarrassed about not having a chain for the watch.
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Grand as the watch was, he sometimes looked at it on the sly on account of the old leather strap that he used in place of a chain. The sentence which BEST explains the description in this passage from "The Gift of the Magi" is: Jim was embarrassed about not having a chain for the watch.
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The statement which BEST explains O. Henry’s purpose in writing “The Gift of the Magi” is: He wanted to show that the best gifts come from the heart.
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