by Edith Wharton
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- "The Gift of the Magi"
Don't you love the idea of sacrifice for love? Here's a short story with an ironic ending. Oh brother, O. Henry!
- Romeo and Juliet
Two lovers forced apart by circumstance and obligation, who can only be together in death—sound familiar? Notice the eerily similar forces to Ethan Frome. With, of course, a bit of a different outcome.