The Necklace | Study Guide

Guy de Maupassant

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Overview

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Author

Guy de Maupassant

Year Published

1884

Type

Short Story

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

"The Necklace" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator, primarily commenting on Madame Loisel's thoughts but sometimes providing insight into Monsieur Loisel's thoughts also.

Tense

"The Necklace" is told in the past tense.

About the Title

"The Necklace" refers to a diamond necklace the main character borrows to wear to an elegant ball. She loses the necklace, and her life changes forever.

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