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The Necklace
Updated: 9/8/2020
The Necklace
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  • ''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.
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  • ''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. Everyone wants to go; it is very select, and they are not giving many invitations to clerks. The whole official world will be there''
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  • ''there is nothing more humiliating than to look poor among other women who are rich''
  • Mathlide was someone who appeared to be in a higher class based on her beauty but was born in poverty.
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  • He thought she would be happy that he did something nice for her because he is a good husband and loves her.
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  • She is acting above everyone else.
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  • She looked pretty and felt great going to the ball
  • ''She was prettier than any other woman present, elegant, graceful, smiling and wild with joy''
  • She lost the necklace and he offered to look for it for her even though it was her responsibilities.
  • ''I shall go back on foot," said he, "over the whole route, to see whether I can find it."
  • The hard work aged her.
  • 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
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