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    We all want the best things in life all the riches but not to pay for them , Especially Mme. Losiel the main character in the short story The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant. Mme. Loisel in the beginning was unsatisfied and shallow but after having to work off the price of a diamond necklace subsequently, turning her into a realistic person. Unsatisfied is the word to would use to describe Mme. Loisel in the beginning of The Necklace. While depicting the personality and thought process of Mme.…

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    In the short story, “The Jewelry” written by Guy De Maupassant, the main character M. Latin finds the love of this life and marries her. M. Latin loved this girl, but there were just two things he never found fault with her, her love for theater and fake jewelry. M. Latin was hurt after what he had discovered, he felt betrayed. However, after selling his wife’s jewelry that was worth about 200,000 francs, he is so enticed with all the money that he doesn’t care about anything in the world but…

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    people who struggle with self- esteem and because of this many people are very despondent with their lives and self. It is important to exhibit to people how to appreciate the value of the things they do posses as shown in “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant. Within this narrative a family loses all…

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    The main character Mme. Loisel in the short story “The Necklace” written by Guy de Maupassant is dishonest and jealous. First off, Mme. Loisel is a dishonest lady. One evening when she went out with a borrowed necklace, she lost it and did not say a thing to Mme. Forestier (her friend) until she replaced it. On page 32 Mme. Loisels husband writes," Mme. Loisel decides to replace the necklace by saying we must take the steps to replace the piece of jewelry." Instead of being honest about it she…

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    “The Necklace”, by Guy de Maupassant is an excellent story of unhappiness. The story is mainly about a woman, named Mathilide, who wanted expensive things that she knew she couldn’t have because she could not afford them. She was then invited to a ball, so then she insisted she had to buy a “proper” dress. Then she also needed to have a necklace to go with her new dress, so she went to a friend to borrow one. She borrowed this expensive diamond necklace and went to the ball, but then she…

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    Any object has value, but that value is determined by the beholder. “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, is a short story about a woman, Mathilde Loisel, who wants more than she has, and because of this she ends up in a state which was worse than beforehand. “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, is about a woman, Dee, who visits her family and tries to take a quilt that would look good hanging in her home, but the quilt has sentimental value to her younger sibling, Maggie, and her mother, Mama. Both…

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    status. Guy de Maupassant, the author of “The Necklace”, was vocal about his displeasure with the class system in France during the twentieth century. Although de Maupassant was in the middle class, he still felt that he could change the class system through different short stories. Throughout the short story, “The Necklace”, the setting plays an intricate role in the decisions that Mathilde, the protagonist, makes, and the consequences that come along with her actions. In “The Necklace”, Guy…

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    In literature theme emphasizes the central idea of a story. It is the message that is trying to get through the audience. Guy De Maupassant was a famous writer about the harsh reality in life, which he implies in “The Necklace”. The short story “The Necklace” teaches a big lesson of how greed can lead to bad endings. A beautiful women that has good life, still wants much more wealth than what she really needs. This desire of wanting more leads to tragedy and she ends up having a lot less than…

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    Contentment of Status Everyone has heard the saying “be careful what you wish for” at one point or another, a warning to young children about being grateful for what you already have. Guy de Maupassant supports this idea in his short story The Necklace. The story opens to a young, beautiful Madame Mathilde Loisel in her shabby and worn Paris apartment in 1884, a time when class separated people and she wanted nothing more than to be of one higher than the lower-middle placement she was born…

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    complicated and more profound”(Maupassant 7). The plot of this story is designed in a way that the story is designed in a way that the story is suitable for all lovers of literature. Deceit is rampant in the story, and that is a major problem. There are many deceptive aspects of the short story, “The Jewels” by Guy de Maupassant. Other than literary elements of the story, there are other structural components such as the setting and the plot. First of all, Maupassant cleverly uses allegory to…

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