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Exchanging Gifts Through Fiction

Christmas-Tree-Gifts-640x480Christmas morning is just around the corner.  Children are reaching a crescendo of excitement anticipating the possibilities of their gifts. Parents on the other hand, are desperately trying to find more time in order to complete their holiday shopping.   Whether you are a child or adult the act of holiday gift giving and receiving is a major cornerstone of society.  The tradition of gift giving to celebrate Christmas, while not definitive, traces its origins back centuries.  This longstanding culture has in turn made the act of exchanging holiday gifts a literary theme throughout fiction. Read the rest of this entry