Mathilde had a simple life. Pretty but no wealthy. While married to a minor civil servant. "She had no dowry, no hopes, not the slightest chance of being appreciated, understood, loved, and married..."(373)
" The ... the ... necklace-it's gone
" what's the matter?"
Instead of being delighted, as her husband had hoped, she tossed the invitation on the table and muttered, annoyed..."(374)
She couldn't wait to feel like a princesses for a night. Looking at the the diamond necklace and getting excited.
“Oh, my poor, poor Mathilde! Mine was false. It was worth five hundred francs at the most!”(380)
The best and worst day of her life all in the same day. Not only that but loosing a diamond necklace, is a nightmare for anyone.
She came to know all the heavy household chores, the loathsomework of the kitchen. She washed the dishes..."(379)
The emotions going through because she worked ten years to pay off a real diamond necklace.