The protagonist of the story is Mathide Loisel. Shes going against her own thoughts, thinking she needs to be the most prettiest girl they see. The story takes place on January 18th to 19th it starts of in a house to a Ball held at a Ministry.
Mrs Loisel can't find a dress or jeweral, Her husband gives her 400 $ for a dress that he had been saving up for a gun. She goes to Mandea's house to get a necklace, After that she goes back home and they end up going to the Ball, They stay there to 4 in the morning but she wants to leave ealry so no one sees her put on a ugly coat. When she gets home She looks for the necklace in her neck but it is not there, she realizes that she has lost it and thinks is a real one. she finally tells Mandea that shes been paying for it for 10 years and now SHe tells her it only cost about 500$
They finally say each other and Madena says it was only $500 and that it was fake, it was just made to look real
they're really isn't any falling action the story was made to make a climax
They moved into a smaller house and finally paid all their dept.
They learned that Money doesn't buy you happiness and you shouldn't go by you own thoughts, don't believe something really gets you happiness when it really doesn't