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Time to give them something fun / They'll talk about for years to come!

Jack Skellington: Just a box with bright-colored paper - and the whole thing's topped with a bow.
Witches: A bow?
But why?
How ugly!
What's in it? What's in it?
Jack: That's the point of the thing, not to know!
"Town Meeting Song," The Nightmare Before Christmas

An index of tropes about gifts and presents, usually nicely wrapped in boxes and given to please the recipient with the best of intentions. Gifts are something a character gives to another, whether for birthdays, holidays, graduations, weddings and other occasions. It is always used as a token of kindness or gratitude.

As a gift to you, here are tropes of types of gifts. Hope you like it.

Related to Gratitude Tropes and Rewarded with an Index. See also Will and Inheritance Tropes. Not related to GIFT or The Gift.