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Essay | The Necklace: Character Analysis of Mathilde Loisel

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The Necklace: Character Analysis of Mathilde Loisel

Summary: Analyzes Guy DeMaupassant's story, "The Necklace." Provides a character analysis of Mathilde Loisel. Discusses her greed and inner weaknesses.
In Guy DeMaupassant's "The Necklace" Mathilde Loisel dreams for a better life. These dreams cause her to halfway leave reality, then come back greedy for more than she has, or can afford. This greed is a sign of her inner weakness, a weakness for wealth and beauty. The difference between Mrs. Loisel's dreams and reality cause her emotional distance and emotional problems, her financial difficulties, and eventually she changes because of her faults.

In Mathilde's dream world she is content and idle. When she comes back to Earth she is driven by greed for more than she has. Mrs. Loisel knows she is not rich, and can not bear to be around her rich friends, so she socially distances herself from the real world. This causes her to resent her life even more. This is a form of greed twisted into intense jealousy...

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