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Essay | "The Necklace"

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of "The Necklace".
This section contains 437 words
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"The Necklace"

Summary: Discusses the short story, "The Necklace," by Guy de Maupassant. Explores the thesis that dishonesty results in larger problems. Analyzes the character of Madame Forestier.
"Tell the truth today and you won't have to lie tomorrow" - Anonymous. This is a quote that we have all heard many times, but what makes it unique is that it is exactly correct in everyday life. In Guy de Maupassants's short story, "The Necklace," characters are taught many valuable life lessons. The main theme or central idea of this story is that dishonesty results in larger problems.

Everybody is dishonest, especially those who seem the least likely. Many readers don't realize that Madame Forestier was also dishonest which starts the entire problem. Seemingly harmlessly, Madame Forestier lends Madame Loisel, ."..in a black satin box, a superb diamond necklace"(171). Little does she know that by not telling Madame Loisel that the necklace is fake, she creates a terrible life for her friend digs her friend into a heap of trouble. Madame Loisel spends the next...

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This section contains 437 words
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