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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

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    In Guy De Maupassant’s “The Necklace,” Mathilde is a 19th century French woman who desires a wealthier lifestyle than she can acquire. She is completely indulged in the material possessions of life and is focused on the items she does not have rather than what she owns. It seems her happiness is entirely dependent on wealth and status. She neglects her husband and is never content with what he can offer. Eventually, Mathilde’s struggles of envy, selfishness, and materialism drive her to poverty.

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    during this time period was Guy de Maupassant, who wrote one of the most influential short stories of this century. “The Necklace”, written by Guy de Maupassant, illustrates elements of fiction such as the symbolism of the necklace because of Mme. Loisel’s desire to be rich, irony due to the twist ending, and a powerful theme. Firstly, the necklace Mme. Loisel borrows and her perspective symbolizes the desire she has towards being wealthy and important in society. Maupassant describes effectively the

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    using imagery. Two examples of these short stories are “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant and “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber. “The Necklace” was about a materialistic woman who faced consequences because of her envious personality and “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” was about a man who experienced daydreams randomly throughout the day. Although both short stories used literary elements, Guy de Maupassant utilized them for readers to understand and enjoy the story more than James

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    Guy De Maupassant Irony

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    Henri Ren Albert was a popular French artist who wrote under the pen name Guy de Maupassant (American literature1). He is most famous for his short stories, which paint a fascinating picture of French life in the 19th century (biography 1). Guy de Maupassant was successful in writing over 300 short stories, 30 volumes, six novels, traveling books, articles, and poems (biography 1). All of his work was mainly based off of the things he observed, and experienced in his time. The necklace was written

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    The short story “The Necklace” written by Guy De Maupassant, tells the story of a married couple who live an average lifestyle together in France—when one day everything in their lives changes due to a simple decision. The author aims to show the reader the power of decision making when faced to decide between needs, wants, honesty and untruthfulness and how every decision we choose to make affect our lives in ways we never thought possible. In the first few lines of the story, the narrator introduces

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    Guy De Maupassant Envy

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    their life. Still we all feel it and we shouldn’t strengthen our envy. Mathilde Loisel did, she did nothing to stop herself from being so envious. “...she was unhappy as if she had really fallen from a higher station;...” (pg. 1). The author, Guy de Maupassant, developed her selfish and envious character through her personality, her actions, and her dialogue. First, the author develops her character through her personality. On page three it says, “The day of the ball drew near and Madame Loisel seemed

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    Throughout the short story titled “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, it is clear that the main themes being stressed are pride versus greed, and that things are not quite what they appear. Each of these things are represented throughout the story in some way, whether it be using animated language or symbolism. It is also clear that background information clearly aided the development of the themes Maupassant incorporated throughout the passage. It is seen throughout the story that the main character

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    Guy De Maupassant was born on August 5th, 1850 at the Château de Miromesnil. He was born to his mother and father Laure Le Poittevin and Gustave de Maupassant. At a young age his parents divorced, he and his brother lived with his mom for most of his life. Laure was highly involved in his life, she is the first person to show him the love for classical literature. As he grew up that love grew stronger and stronger. After he graduated college, he enlisted into the Franco- Prussian War. Although he

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    If you're greedy you can lose more than you actually gain, and being honest is always the best course of action. “The Necklace,” by Guy de Maupassant shows both of these. You are shown a beautiful woman named Mathilde Loisel who is greedy and thinks she deserves more than she has. Her husband knows this and takes her to an expensive ball. She had borrowed a diamond necklace from her friend only to lose it late in the night. Mathilde Loisel and her husband go deeply into debt to replace the necklace

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