What Happens To Mathilde In The Diamond Necklace essay.doc

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The paper "What Happens To Mathilde In The Diamond Necklace" is a great example of a literature book review. The Diamond Necklace is a famous short story by the world-renowned Guy de Maupassant. The story is based on the life of a middle-class lady namely Mathilde Loisel who daydreams more comfort in life but for vain. Thesis statement: The fate of Mathilde in ‘The Diamond Necklace’ by Guy de Maupassant and personal reflection on the same. As pointed out, Mathilde (Matilda/ Mme. Loisel) belongs to the middle class but her ambition was to lead a life with more wealth and social status. Guy de Maupassant makes clear that: “And she wept for whole days from chagrin, from regret, from despair and disappointment†(29). But her husband’s job as a clerk and their living circumstance hinders her to attain the social strata of high society. Once, Mathilde’s husband was invited to attend a ball and this ignited her unfulfilled dreams. So she began to force her husband to buy a new dress. Her husband bought a new dress and she borrowed a diamond
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  • Fall '07
  • SMITH
  • The Necklace, Short story, Guy de Maupassant, Mathilde Loisel

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