Freytag Pyramid - English 2341-20 Freytag Pyramid for The...

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September 27, 2016 English 2341-20 Freytag Pyramid for “The Necklace” 4. Crisis Point 5. Falling Action 3. Rising Action 2. Exposition a. Setting b. characterization 1. Unstable 6. Stable Situation 7. Climax 8. Title Situation Effectiveness Unstable situation: Mathilde Loisel wanted a life of luxury, but she was born into a family of clerks. She had no expectations. She married a little clerk at the Ministry of Public Instructions. She wanted badly to enrich in all life’s delicacies. Her husband tries to make her happy but she is never content. Many women she admired were born into rich families. Her husband brought home tickets for the Palace of the ministry one day. Mme. Loisle was conflicted because she had nothing elegant to wear. She also needed a piece of jewelry to fit in with everyone else Exposition: The main character is Mathilde Loisel, her husband Georges Ramponneau, and Loisel’s friend Jeanne Forestier. Mathilde Loisel longed to be a part of a luxurious life. She wasn’t wealthy like many women whom she knew. She felt the need to be dressed a certain way to attend the palace. Her character is unhappy living in poverty. Materialistic dresses and jewels were her biggest concern to attend the ball. Mathilde Loisel’s husband was supportive of her. He wanted her to have a pretty dress for the ball. He even gave up his savings for her. Loisel’s
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