Characters: Madame Loisel, Monsieur Loisel, and Madame Forestier. Setting: Paris in the 1800's
Madame Loisel desperately wants to be rich and famous. And to leave her middle class life.
Madame Loisels husband gets them both an invitation to an important event. Though this leades to madame Loisel thinking she needs something nice to wear. Her husband provides the money for it and she buys a nice dress.
Madame Loisel feels like she needs to add some jewelry. Madame Loisel picks out a beautiful diamond necklace from her friend. Everyone at the party loved it but as Madame Loisel was getting home she realized it was missing.
Madame Loisel and her husband decided to replace it. To buy the new necklace they sent themselves into poverty for 10 years.
Madame and Monieur Loisel spent 10 years working until it was payed off. After everything was payed off Madame Loisel confronted her friend about everthing, only for her friend to tell her the original necklace was fake.