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    Guy De Maupassant’s “The Diamond Necklace” is a story set in the 19th century. The main characters are Mathilde and her husband. The story talks about how the wife of a common household - Mathilde Loisel, borrows a diamond necklace for an upcoming high class party and subsequently loses it afterward, only that she found out after working for ten years to pay back the debt of the necklace it is but a fake. Mathilde’s clash between the reality she faces and fantasies she longs for demonstrates the…

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    Albert Guy de Maupassant a French author was born near Dieppe, France into a prosperous family. During his lifetime (1850-1893) Guy de Maupassant was a busy man. He attended the University of Caen following his education at the Rouen Lycee. After serving time in the Franco-Prussian war, his experiences led him to spend much of his time writing. At the age of 30 he was a successful short story writer, who published short stories and novels between 1875 to 1891. The Diamond Necklace and Boule de…

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    Have you ever had your American Dream come true? Something that you desired finally happen to you? In the Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, translated by Edgar V. Roberts, has two main characters: Mathilde Loisel (Madame Loisel), who is a round character, and her husband, Monsieur Loisel, who is a flat character and works for the Ministry of Education. Although Monsieur Loisel did not have much, he did everything in his power to make sure he and his wife lived a comfortable life. Madame Loisel had…

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    The Necklace Lies affect everyone that was initially involved or brought into a situation. In Guy de Maupassant’s short story, The Necklace, Madame Mathilde Loisel temporarily acquired her friend, Madame Forestier’s ,diamond necklace for a ministry ball. Madame Loisel attends the party, she was the best looking woman there, with that dazzling necklace. She partied until four in the morning, her husband hailed a cab and when the two got home, Madame Loisel realized she had lost the necklace…

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    In Guy De Maupassant’s short story “The Necklace,” it shows an essential human nature through the Mathilde. First of all, people prioritize yourself more than anyone else. In the beginning of the story, Mathilde’s husband gives her the card which can participate the ball, but she refuses to go there because she mentions that she does not have clothes which suit for the ball. Therefore, her husband allows to buy it; however, she complains again that she does not have a jewel although her husband…

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    Guy De Maupassant

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    The 19th century was a period of time that brought different social and political changes. Many countries had dramatically changed, and people brought different attitudes throughout these periods. Both Guy de Maupassant short story “The jewels” and Tolstoy’s short story “How much does a man need?” use irony and tone to bring out a similar theme- the blindness and greediness humans make them believe that they will receive something much better in return. The characters in both stories are…

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    Guy De Maupassant Jewelry

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    The Deceit “The Jewelry” is a short story written by Guy De Maupassant; and is told in third person omniscient from Monsieur Lanterns perspective. While analyzing this short story, it is clear the main conflict of this short story is deceit. In the beginning of the short story Lantin is very outspoken. His newly wed wife was seen to be virtuous and modest but evolved into a woman of deceit. Madame Lantin came from a family of poverty. She was respectable an ideal women. “Her modest…

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    Psychological Analysis of Selected Thrillers and Mysteries of Guy De Maupassant Introduction: Critical analysis of literature existed even in the primeval times but it was only in the early 20th century that analyzing the works of other writers became a profession. The main aim was mostly to identify with the intent of the author while penning down the words. A curiosity to comprehend what the author was actually trying to articulate through every description…

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    elements of stylistic approach such as the lexical features, the poetic point of view and the construction of characters are used to scrutinize the content of a literary work. The utilization of these elements is reflected in The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant. Generally, the vocabulary used in the excerpt above is mostly complex vocabulary as there is an attachment of suffix to the root word such as, “poorness”, “hopeless”, “delightedly”, “endlessly” and many more. Although…

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    is a short story written by Guy de Maupassant. Henri Rene Albert Guy de Maupassant was born on August 5, 1850, at the Chateau de Miromesnil, France, he was a French writer whose literary work is very well known. Maupassant’s literary career started in the 1880s, just after he published “The Necklace”. Despite he was a very well known writer, Maupassant never married, mostly because of his fear of being abandoned as he was by his father. As he grew older, Maupassant became more withdrawn and…

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