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All over the world peoples values are different Some are good someare bad Values are very different like in Guy de Maupassants storyThe Necklace Values are very important This story is about MmeLosiel and how she dreams of being rich famous and glamorous Shebelieves that her beauty and charm make her worthy of greater things Her husband gets her tickets to a ball and she borrows a necklace Sheloses it and she works ten years to pay her back for it and the necklaceturns out to be fake In The Necklace Guy de Maupassant usesliterary devices to show that people come before material items Symbolism is one of the many literary devices used to show how MadameLosiel wants everything in the story The necklace symbolizes everythingshe wants in her life she wants to be rich famous and glamorous Theauthor says she grieves incessantly because she is not She is sick ofeating the same old thing and her husband is content with the samething Like when she is at the table dreaming about a 5 star meal andher husband is happy with the stew they have Her husband gave hertickets to a ball and instead of being excited she is upset because shedoes not have anything to wear She gets the necklace from a friendbecause she thinks its more glamorous then what she has It just goes toshow that she gets everything she wants like when her husband gives her400 franc to buy a new dress that he was saving for him to buy a newgunThe values of Madame Losiel and her husband juxtapose She wantseverything richness fame glamour he just wants her to be happy Likewhen he gets her an invite to the ball she feels poor and says No theres nothing more humiliating than to look poor among a lot ofrich women She feels like people will not like her and reject herbecause she is not as rich as all of
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