The False Gems Analysis

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Tentative Discuss and Analysis of The False Gems The False Gems was written by Guy de Maupassant in 1883.“Maupassant is considered as one of the fathers of the modern short story”. ( Wikipedia ) He always depicted human lives and destinies and social forces in disillusioned and often pessimistic terms. Readers also can find some similarities in The False Gems. Writer could invisibly finish the objective and actual description and the short story only uses thousands of words and makes the plot twists and turns. Readers can find lots of profound irony in this short story. On the one hand, the novel shows the French general mood of society in the late 19th century, on the other hand, the writer left the vast space for the readers could rethink or have deeper thinking. Therefore the author wants to rely on careful reading and repeatedly figure out some points, then the author wishes to address this novel in two parts: I. the use of irony in the story and II the…show more content…
Readers can know the hero Monsieur Lantin can’t live life with his salary after his wife was dead,so why he earned the same salary, when his wife was alive, he can feed his wife and himself. But his wife was dead, he can 't afford the expense of family,even he has to sell off his possession for keeping a normal life.Therefore readers finally could know this is the evidence which prove his wife has been having an affair and satirizes his wife is disloyal and pretended. her husband’s meagre income leads to she can’t buy some beautiful gems and have a great life. So she chooses to betray her
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