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    misplaced the borrowed necklace and has no clue to when the necklace fell from her. Her husband quickly takes action and goes out to find the necklace whereas Mathilde does nothing and stays at home. Her husband seems more worried about the necklace than Mathilde is. After much effort and anxiety, Mr. Loisel is unsuccessful in attaining the lost necklace. Mr. Loisel told his wife to lie to Mrs. Forrestier and say that she was having the necklace repaired. After obtaining a diamond necklace that…

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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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    The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant Guy De Maupassant’s The Necklace is a story about a woman whose life is not what she feels she deserves. Mathilde live is an illusory world where objects, appearance, associations have life-changing powers. And due to Mathilde having these materialistic beliefs she changes her life drastically in one night. She does this by borrowing an expensive diamond necklace from her friend and wearing it to a ball. Mathilde enjoys the rapture and joy of the night…

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    “The Necklace,” by Guy de Maupassant, is a story about a young married woman, Mathilde Loisel. Mathilde is infatuated with her appearance, so the moment she loses her old friend’s necklace she flips her whole life around to prevent telling her friend the truth. Guy de Maupassant uses third person limited omniscient as the point of view and Mathilde’s symbolic and stereotypical character to convey the central idea of vanity. Mathilde’s an egocentric and jealous character. Mathilde constantly…

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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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    Guy De Maupassant’s short story,”The Necklace” portrays Mathilda, a French middle-class woman, as someone who is very unhappy with her life. Throughout the story, the protagonist’s actions and Maupassant’s direct characterization demonstrate Madame Loisel’s transformation from a shallow and insecure girl, to a matured self-accepting woman. The theme, pride can be a personal obstacle, is reflected throughout Mathilda’s journey into becoming a strong, and changed woman. Initially, Mathilda is…

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    I would like to have the husband as a friend in the story, “The Necklace”. His wife, Madame Mathilde Loisel was very unhappy because she was part of the lower class. Loisel’s husband came home one night with an invitation to a dinner party. The invitation had upset Loisel because she did not have an evening dress or jewelry to wear. The husband was so thrilled to go to the dinner party he was willing to buy her a simple dress for four hundred frances. That money was being saved for the husband…

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    The short stories “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant and “The Gift if the Magi” by O. Henry imply many character traits. Especially comparing and contrasting the characters of Madame Loisel and Della. In “The Necklace” Madame Loisel losses a necklace that she borrowed and she works to pay for the cost. In “The Gift of the Magi”, Della loses her exquisite hair in return for a gift for her husband. While Madame Loisel and Della may seem different, they are more alike then one may think.…

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    Synthesis Essay Isn’t it amazing how similar people can be even when faced with different situations? “The Necklace,” by Guy De Maupassant, a story about how a selfish woman lead her and her to the life of poverty all because she wanted to look nice with a necklace. Meanwhile, Della Young, a character in the “The Gif of the Magi,” by O’Henry, in love with her husband decides to sell her hair to get her husband a fob chain for his watch as a Christmas present, which ends up being useless as he…

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    Most people are not born wealthy. They usually come to terms with the fact that they do not have a lot of money and are in a low social class, but some people do not. Guy de Maupassant’s “The Necklace” tells the story of Mathilde Loisel. Mathilde Loisel is a woman of lower economic status who lives in France. She is deeply troubled by the thought that she can not have all of the riches she believes she deserves, although she is blessed with beauty. Her husband, Monsieur Loisel, on the other hand…

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