Literary Analysis Of Guy De Maupassant

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Guy de Maupassant is considered one of the most major nineteenth-century French naturalist writers. Maupassant was a meticulous writer devoting much attention to the reality of everyday existence. His major stories are characterized by their focus on irony. Human beings are weak thus forces, which they cannot control, influence them. Usually, Maupassant characters exhibit or portray various degrees of weakness, such as hypocrisy, callousness or even cruelty. He also demonstrates through his characters a human touch. The characters that are victimized are viewed with understanding and sympathy. The story of ‘The Necklace’ is about a lady called Mrs. Loisel who was born into a family with very normal social status. She settled for a life of mediocracy by marrying a minor clerk in the ministry of education. She was never happy and satisfied with what she had and always daydreamed of large ballrooms… decorated with oriental tapestries and lighted by high bronze floor lamps. She wanted to be the envy of all other women. When her husband gets an invite to the ball she wishes to appear wealthy to the other women at the ball. She borrows a diamond necklace from a wealthy friend, Mme Forestier. At the ball, she becomes pretty, elegant, gracious and smiling than all the other ladies, and she finds herself enjoying the party. But by a stroke of bad luck, she loses the necklace actually seems to be a symbol of her life, the fickleness, and immaturity of her character. Her

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