The Necklace

The Necklace

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  • Matilde is depressed, "She suffered constantly, feeling that all the attributes of a gracious life, every luxury, should be hers." (pg. 333)
  • She gets invitation, " There's something for you." said her husband (pg. 334). It was an invitation to a ball and gave Matilde an opportunity for a fairytale.
  • They go to the ball, " The day of the party arrived. Madame Loisel [ Matilde ] was a great success. She was the prettiest women there." (pg. 336)
  • Matilde loses a very expensive necklace that she borrowed from her friend for the dance, "'s...gone." (pg. 339)
  • Matilde spend the next 12 years of her life trying to pay off the necklace, "Madame Loisel came to know the awful life of poverty-stricken...the crushing debt had to be paid." (pg. 340)
  • Matilde finds out that the necklace was a fake and that the past 12 years of her life were needless, "Oh my poor Matilde, the necklace was a fake." (pg. 342)
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