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the necklace
Updated: 9/10/2020
the necklace
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  • Indirect
  • "And what do you wish me to put on my back?"
  • Indirect
  • "Why, my dear, I thought you would be glad.You never go out and this is such a fine opportunity.i Had great trouble to get it."
  • Indirect
  • "Choose, my dear."
  • Mathilde's husband had tried to do something nice for her, but she is ungrateful and complains about what she's supposed to wear. - Maupassant, 20
  • Direct
  • Mathilde's husband cares for his wife and wanted to do something for her to make her happy.- Maupassant, 20
  • Direct
  • "What is the matter?"
  • Madame Forestier is a kind person, because she is letting Mathilde borrow some of her fine jewelry. - Maupassant, 22
  • Direct
  • "Oh,my poor Mathilde! How you are changed!"
  • "The girl was one of those pretty and charming young creatures who sometimes are born, as if by a slip of fate, into a family of clerks." - On page 19 Maupassant describe how Madame Loisel is attractive, but no one knows because she was born into the middle class.
  • "The day of the ball drew near and Madame Loisel seemed sad, uneasy, anxious" - Maupassant tells us how on the day of the ball, Madame Loisel seemed anxious. (page 21)
  • "Madame Loisel looked old now. She had become the woman of impoverished households—strong and hard and rough. With frowsy hair, skirts askew and red hands" - On page 26 Maupassant describes how time and hard work has changed Madame Loisel's apperance.
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