A Dead Woman's Secret By Guy De Maupassant

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Is it a good idea to keep potentially devastating secrets away from children ? In the short story, “A Dead Woman’s Secret”, by Guy de Maupassant the characters discover secrets from their beloved mother’s past. Revelation of this secret causes the children’s view of their mother to change. In the beginning of the story, the reader finds two siblings grieving over their mother’s dead body. The women was viewed as a saint, but she had secrets. In paragraph nine, it says, ”He kneeled, crossed himself, prayed, arose and went out quietly, murmuring: “She
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