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This story is about a woman and her husband who make a mistake by not telling the truth

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  • The Party
  • "The day of the party arrived. Madame Loisel was a success. She was the prettiest woman present, elegant, graceful, smiling, and quite above herself with happiness. All the men stared at her, inquired her name, and asked to be introduced to her. "
  • Ten years in dept
  • "At the end of ten years everything was paid off, everything, the usurer's charges and the accumulation of superimposed interest. Madame Loisel looked old now. She had become like all the other strong, hard, coarse women of poor households."
  • The truth comes out
  •  "For the last ten years we have been paying for it. You realize it wasn't easy for us; we had no money"
  • "Oh, my poor Mathilde! But mine was imitation. It was worth at the very most five hundred francs!
  • Mrs. and Mr. Loisel were able to got to the party after her husband used all his saved money to pay for his wife's new dress and after she borrowed a diamond necklace from her close friend, Madame Foriester. 
  • Mrs. Loisel lost the necklace that her friend lended to her. They had to use all the money in their saving and borrowed the rest from friend. They spent the next ten years of their life trying to pay off the money people gave them. Mrs. Lisel had to get rid of their maid and take care of all the work in the house. 
  • Mrs. Loisel saw Madame Foriester walking in the street and confronted her. Mrs. Loisel told her what had happend to her neckless and how they've spent all this time paying for her necklace. Madame Foriester told her that the dimond on the necklace were worth barely anything, that they were fake.
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