i have nothing to wear and i think should give the invitation to one of his friends whose wife can afford better clothing.
how much would a suitable dress cost?
"Mathilde was was one of those pretty and charming young creatures who sometimes are born, as if by a slip of fate, into a family of clerks. She had nodowry1, no expectations, no way of being known, understood, loved, marriedby any rich and distinguished man" she wasn't satisfied with her life
why are you being so weird?
One night, her husband returns home proudly bearing an invitation to a formal party hosted by the Ministry of Education. He hopes that Mathilde will be thrilled with the chance to attend an event of this sort.
take what you like
but she is instantly angry and begins to cry. Through her tears, she tells him that she has nothing to wear and he ought to give the invitation to one of his friends whose wife can afford better clothing. then she says the explanation on why she is crying
she goes to the "party" loses the jeweled neckless. she and her husband try getting an exact replica of the item, they became really poor because hey had to pay back the money they boride for them to be able to buy the neckless. it turns out that was a wild goose chase because the jeweled neckless was a fake replica.
As the day of the party approaches, Mathilde starts to behave oddly. She confesses that the reason for her behavior is her lack of jewels.
then go visit Madame Forestier and borrow something from her.
Madame Forestier agrees to lend Mathilde her jewels, and Mathilde selects a diamond necklace. She is overcome with gratitude at Madame Forestier’s generosity.