Summary of The Necklace and Author Guy de Maupassant's Information

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Amy English 0203 Ms. Tise Feb. 6 th 2011 Summary of the Necklace The major character in the story is a lady named Mathilde Loisel; she is a middle-class girl who desperately wishes she were wealthy. She is pretty and charming, while she was born in a family of clerk, and she married to another clerk at the Ministry of Public Instruction. She dressed plainly and she is unhappy and angry with her current poor life and everything in her house. She was dreaming that she can have a rich and fabulous life she is never had. One day, her husband M. Loisel comes home with an invitation to a fancy ball, which made him got a lot of trouble to get it. While the first reaction of Ms. Loisel if to throw it away. Because she has nothing nice to wear, and she is possibly cannot go! Mr. Loisel didn’t know what he can do because he noticed the tears of his wife! And he know that her wife was crying for doesn’t has a suit dress to wear for the ball, and it is very expensive. Then he agrees with her wife to buy a dress with 400 francs. But another problem is that she doesn’t have any jewelry to math her dress. Her husband was cried and asked her to borrow some jewelry from one of her friend named Mme. She is a rich woman with a lot of jewelries. Luckily, she borrows a gorgeous necklace with diamond on it. And she is remained lost in ecstasy at the sight of herself.

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