The Necklace Essay | Student Essay

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The Necklace

Summary: A response on 'The Necklace' by Guy de Maupassant.

A Cinderella in Disguise

``The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant, tells a story about a woman who is in constant dissatisfaction with her low class lifestyle. She strives to achieve luxury and wealth, and when she gets to experience it for one day she becomes dishonest with herself and everyone else. When her wealthy friend, Madame Loisel, lends her the necklace, her pride takes over and she is unaware of the loss of the necklace until later. She then has to lie to her friend and spend 10 years in misery living in poverty to pay off the necklace. Perhaps the author is trying to convey to accept who you are and to be to true to yourself or else it will lead to constant unhappiness. Aside from this warning, the author also tries to warn us that excess pride may destroy your life.

Mathilde, the main character in...

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