Reflection Of Guy De Maupassant

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Guy de Maupassant, an author, is famous for having an unpredictable twist in his stories and this is exactly what he portrayed in The Necklace. So, who this is Guy de Maupassant? Already we can assume by his name that he is French. Henri Rene Albert Guy de Maupassant named at birth was conceived to an affluent family at the Chateau de Miromesnil in France on the 5th of August, 1850. When Guy was eleven his parents separated *why* which as a result left his mother to raise both him and his younger brother alone. His mother was in love with literary work and so she passed on her passion to her two sons. As Guy got older he enlisted as a volunteer in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870 – 1871 which contributed to many of his short stories which is usually based on the tragedies and suffering of the many innocent lives caught in this …show more content…

In this time, there were three major class ranging from the highest Gentry Class where, Middle Class and the lowest Peasantry Class. These social class were determined by the family to which one was born. This means that if you were born into the peasantry class it would be impossible to go into the middle class or any other higher than your own. So therefore, someone like Mrs. Loisel whose family were artisans who are known as someone who practices a trade or handicraft. They were considered as the lowest on the social ladder, it was unlikely that Mathilde would have the finest things she so desires. Even though Mathilde wants to be associated with a higher class so badly, she was aware that switching rarely happens. Therefore, she had no other choice than marry within her class. She married Mr. Loisel, a man who was employed as a clerk within the Ministry of Education. The French are role models for many countries and so does Mathilde. **** She keeps comparing herself to persons higher than her

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