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Guy de Maupassants story The Necklace is a story which demonstrateshow misfortune and greed can lead your life into self destruction It isabout a married couple who is neither wealthy but not in a well-knownsociety The character Madame Mathilde Loisel is a middle-aged womanwhose greed and ambition has taken over due to the fact that she justwants be put into a well-known society and attend those fancy partiesetc Her husband a government clerk is what she thinks is her ticket tothe top but rather turns out to be what ruins her life A realdiamond necklace is what she took from her rich friend to attend thisparty When she comes back from the ball she notices that she has lostthe necklace and has to repay it After 10 years of trying to pay itback she finally got the money She takes it to her friend and shetells her that it was a fake and wasnt even worth a lot I am going towrite about this storyThe story is written in its third person omniscient because you know thethoughts and feelings of both Madame Loisel and her husband We knowthat in the beginning of the story she is talking about how she wouldwant to be rich and be in an upper class The way she describes herselfis that shes poor and that if she doesnt attend these high classparties that her life is over but we know that shes in the highmiddle-class We also know his thoughts when she asks him about thedress she wanted to buy because he gets shocked that it was the exactprice he was saving up to buy a gun with The setting of the story was set out in Paris in maybe the early 19thcentury I think that the setting was very important in the storybecause it gives you that deep understanding of why she wanted to go tothat party and be wealthy for one day I also think the necklace is
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