Monsieur and Madame Loisel lived in a middle class apartment in 19th century France.
Oh no! My necklace!
Madame Loisel was weeping over not being rich and having luxury things in life.
One night Monsieur Loisel came home with an invataion to a fancy dinner affair for his wifing hoping to cheer her up. Monsieur Loisel decided to buy his wife a dress and proposed she borrow jewelry from a friend.
My but it costs at most only 500 francs.
Upon arriving home Monsieur and Madame Loisel found that the necklace was missing, and so Monsieur Loisel went out to look for the necklace. Monsieur Loisel returned having not finding the necklace. They decided to buy a new necklace using loans that they had to pay off later.
Monsieur and Madame Loisel spent ten long years in poverty to pay off their debt.
After all debt was payed off Madame Loisel would take walks after her weeks worth of work. One afternoon as she walked she noticed her friend and ran to her. Madame Loisel told her friend everything that happened the night of the affair and the ten long years of being in poverty all because of her. Her friend looked at her and told Madame Loisel that it was fake and it sold for at most 500 Francs.