Honesty In The Gift Of The Magi Written By Guy De Maupassant

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Introduction- Honest is the best policy. Della, main character in the Gift of the magi written by O. Henry and Madame louisel, main character in The Necklace written by Guy de Maupassant both lost something important to them by trying to take an issue on by themselves. Madame lousiel lost 10 years of her life working hard to pay off a necklace. Della cut off her hair (her most prized possession) To buy her husband a chain for his watch that he sold to buy her combs for her hair. All of this loss could have been avoided if the women had just been honest and upfront about their issue. Although the women's problems were very different, they both could have been resolved by being honest about it. Similarities- Madame and Della have many similarities.

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