M: A dress would cost 400 fracs H:here I was going to save it for a gun but here is 400
I have nothing to wear. "So why not give it to one your friends that their wife would be happy with"
"Yes, of course."
"Could you lend me this, just this alone?"
Mathilde is thinking of being rich with nice outfits and a nice house.
Her husband got an invitation for a party of Monsieur and Madame Loisel at the Ministry.But, Mathilde had nothing nice to wear and her husband gave her 400 francs that he was saving for a gun.
"What! . . . Impossible!"
"I brought you another one [necklace] just like it. And for the last ten years we have been paying for it. You realise it wasn't easy for us; we had no money. . . . Well, it's paid for at last, and I'm glad indeed."
Mathilde is going to Forestier house to borrow some jewelry and borrowed a superb diamond necklace.
"Oh, my poor Mathilde! But mine was imitation. It was worth at the very most five hundred francs! . . . "
Mathilde went to the party and she was the center of attention in the party and danced with every man there.
Mathilde got home she realized that she lost the necklace and her husband and Mathilde looked for it and couldn’t find it so they spent all of their money to buy a new one.
I lost The Necklace
Mathilde with to her friend that let her borrow the necklace to confess that she lost it and the one she gave her was another one but when she told her friend she said that the necklace was a fake (the one she lost) and was cheaper than the one Mathilde bought for her