"The Minister of Education and Madame Ramponneau request the pleasure of the company of Monsieur and Madame Loisel at the Ministry."
"I . . . I . . . I've no longer got Madame Forestier's necklace. . . ."
"What's the matter with you?"
"for the last ten years we have been paying for it."
"Oh, my poor Mathilde! But mine was imitation. It was worth at the very most five hundred francs!
In this scene, the main character Mrs. Loisel is upset that her husband Mr. Losiel has brought an invite to a ball. But instead of happy she is upset that she has nothing to wear so she asked for money to buy her a dress for the ball.
In this scene, Mrs. Loisel notices her necklace is gone and tell her husband. Her husband and she is panicking and he goes searching the streets. They never find it and have to buy a new one.
In this scene, Mrs. Losiel confuses that she has worked ten years of debt off to pay for the necklace she bought to replace her friends and then her friend explains that the necklace she lost was just a fake.