Examples Of Matilde In The Necklace

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Has there ever been such an envious person as matilde? The necklace by: is a story about a selfish and envious woman. Who pays dearly for her mistakes. The girl, or matilde was very selfish and envious throughout the story, she may even be stated as the most envious or selfish person ever. Throughout the story matilde was very selfish, and this shows very clearly. The first instance of this is when she spends her husband’s hunting money to buy an expensive dress for her to wear to a ball. This is selfish because she believes that she has nothing to wear, and that she needed a fancy dress just to go to a ball. She also knew that that money was for a hunting rifle for her husband yet she was willing to take the money just so she could buy a dress to go to the ball. The second instance of her selfishness is when even after her husband had made the sacrifice for her to buy the dress so she could go to the ball she still says that she does not wat to go because she had no…show more content…
The first instance of this is when she spends her husband’s hunting money to buy an expensive dress for her to wear to a ball. This is selfish because she believes that she has nothing to wear, and that she needed a fancy dress just to go to a ball. She also knew that that money was for a hunting rifle for her husband yet she was willing to take the money just so she could buy a dress to go to the ball. The second instance of her selfishness is when even after her husband had made the sacrifice for her to buy the dress so she could go to the ball, she still says that she does not want to go because she had no jewelry. This is very selfish because even after her husband makes sacrifices for her, she still believes that it is not enough for her to go to the ball. She even slugs around the house and moans being depressed that the dress is not enough. Both of these actions just further the belief that Matilde is very
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