THE NECKLACE, yessss.docx - My Literary Analysis \u201cThe Necklace\u201d by Guy de Maupassant is an excellent short story about discontentment The story is

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My Literary Analysis “The Necklace”, by Guy de Maupassant, is an excellent short story about discontentment. The story is about a woman, named Mathilide, who wanted things she couldn’t have because she did not have the money to buy them. She was invited to a ball, so she had to buy a “proper” dress. Then she also said she needed a necklace so she went to her friend to borrow one. She borrowed an expensive diamond necklace and went to the ball, but she lost it. She then had to buy a new identical one making them in debt and poor. Years later she finds out that the necklace she borrowed was a fake and that they bought a real one. If she never had been discontent with what she had she would have never borrowed the necklace and lost it. Conflict and Situational Irony helped to convey Maupassant’s theme of “Being discontent can bring you problems.” Conflict made the theme able to be represented throughout the short story. In the short
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