Madame Loisel is a Women that lives with her clerk husband and their maid. They live in a nice house that is located in France.
Madame Loisel is a person who thinks she has a bad social life and is desperate for a better one. One day her husband comes home with a letter to go to a fancy and rich dance.
Madame Loisel was mad she didn't have a fancy dress so her husband gave her 400 francs to buy one. She also wanted a expensive piece of jewelry so she asked her rich friend to borrow one. Everyone at the dance said she was beautiful and madame Loisel wished her life was always like that.
After the dance she lost the necklace so they started to worry and retrace their steps to find it.
I lost the necklace!!!
Let's retrace your steps to find it.
Madame Loisel didn't want to tell her friend she lost it so they told her that it broke and they are gonna fix it. They said that so they can get more time to find it.
The necklace broke and I am gonna fix
They could not find the necklace so they gave up and bought a new one to replace it and it cost 36,000 francs. It took them 10 years to make the money for it. After they gave her the necklace her friend told her it was fake and only worth 500 francs. Now madame Loisel is living a more poor life then she was.