Loisel's Greatest Flaw In The Story 'The Necklace'

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In the story, “The Necklace”, Mme. Loisel has many flaws. In the story, I believe that her greatest flaw is her desire for everyone of a higher class to love her. This is proven when the author states, “She would have liked so much to please, to be envied, to be charming, to be sought after.” (pg. 2) This flaw eventually causes her downfall because when she finds out that the necklace is missing, she doesn’t tell her friend what happened, for fear of her friend not liking her anymore. This is proven on page 7 when the author says, “If she had detected the substitution, what would she have thought, what would she have said? Would she not have taken Madame Loisel for a thief?” This is proof because she was worried that her friend would think
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