Revealed In Guy De Maupassant's The Necklace

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Everywhere you go you see people who are never thankful for everything they have. There are people in this world which much less than we could imagine and they are thankful for every bit of it. They understand that they are lucky to have everything that they do have because they know that people never think that everything can disappear in an instant. I am going to tell you about a story I read called The Necklace. In The Necklace, Guy De Maupassant uses the character Loisel to show readers to be thankful for what they have. Loisel always has had a problem with being thankful for everything she has and for what others do for her. ‘She grieved over the shabbiness of her apartment, the dinginess of the walls, the worn out appearance of the chairs, the ugliness of the draperies.’ (161). This quote shows that she was never thankful for everything she had. She always took the…show more content…
Many people in this world are very unthankful. even people in this room don 't appreciate the simple things done for them. Every day you see people being unthankful for everything around them. A simple example is your parents or even food. Your parents do so much for us to try and make us happy and we take them for granted. We never really are appreciative for them of for what they do. Food is a very simple example. Everyone always throws away food because they know they will have more tomorrow. There are many people who don 't even have enough food to feed their families and we throw away perfectly good food. This shows how unthankful we are for the simplest things in our lives. Throughout this paper I have shown you examples of Loisel being unthankful and her life ended up turning upside down. This could still happen to anyone though. As I said earlier people are not thankful for their parents or even their food but many people don’t realize it until they are too
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