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Two works that I will look at are The Proposal by Chekhov and The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant 1884 of such I will do short summaries Ive chosen these works because these works have a similar theme about materialism and pride I will compare and contrast these two stories according to content and style I will also explain why my comparison will provide deeper insight into the topic to include my own personal examples Materialism comes with pride of life and is a vain pursuit that usually ends in emptiness of the soulThe proposal is a drama about a dressed-up man named Ivan Vassilevitch Lomov proposing to his family friend neighbors daughter named Natalya Stepanovna her father is named Stephan Stepanovitch Chubukov Its a very funny drama At first Ivan talked with the Stephan and stated his intentions Stephan went to fetch Natalya without telling her the intentions of the suitor They started small talk and they get into a dispute about the grassy areas in between their properties they call Oxen Meadows It creates such a stir that he forgets his original intentions and kept arguing to the point that he had to storm out of the house Stephan immediately told his daughter that he meant to marry her At which point she was very ill and asked for her father to hurry and get Ivan back When Ivan gets back they all started small talk again and they argued about their dogs skills in hunting Again it got so silly that Ivan started getting ill so Stephan made them stop and hold hands and kiss In the end though nobody retracted their position Either side had to be right What a silly notion to hold on to principle for the sake of principle when what was going to be proposed will make all that theyve been
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