Literary Devices Used In The Necklace

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In the story “The Necklace” the author used literary devices to enhance the story. By using these, the story was more interesting for the reader. Without question, “The Necklace” effectively used a symbol, irony, and internal characterization.
The author used a symbol to enhance the story. A symbol is anything that stands for or represents something else, object has own meaning but also represents abstract idea. An example of a symbol from the story is “...she bargained with fruit dealers, the grocer, the butcher, and was insulted by them” (Maupassant 231). This is
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