Write a story that is a modern day retelling of the ‘Gift of the Magi’ story. Make the setting contemporary and the characters relatable to today’s readers.
This prompt allows modern retelling of a classic story, updating the dilemmas, joys, and lessons of the original to fit a contemporary context. How does the trope of sacrificial love manifest in a 21st century context? This involves exploring themes of love, sacrifice, and the true meaning of gift giving during holidays.