“The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant The Necklace is a famous French author during in 19th century, Guy de Maupassant, and this author had been worked about 300 stories. The most significantly there is One of the most well- known short stories of Maupassant’s is “The Necklace” . Moreover, this story has established since 17th February 1884 from the French newspaper. In briefly this story, it described story of Mathilde Loisel who is gorgeous woman and she has her own mind to be rich and extravagance. After she got married she could not get all those wonderful jewels that she had ever dreamt about due to lack of financial .Even her husband’s love and caring attitude cannot comfort and make her feel happiness.
The Necklace’ was a short story written by French writer Guy de Maupassant in the late nineteenth century, which was a period of time where the literary movements naturalism and realism were frequently used in French literature. The short story shows how greed and wealth can change a personality and affect their lifestyles. Throughout ‘The Necklace’, Maupassant aims to show the conflicts between the lower and upper classes, and how their desires may vary. This essay will discuss whether Maupassant uses social context, symbolism, literary devices and his characters demonstrate his misogynistic viewpoints. The main character of the story, Madame Loisel, lives a steady life in the middle classes in the beginning of the story.
Originating in France, ‘The Necklace’ is a short story written by French writer Guy de Maupassant in the late nineteenth century; the period where literary movements realism and naturalism dominated French fiction. Maupassant played a significant role in both the realist and the naturalist movement through his depiction of the setting as well as the main character’s motivation of life. The short story reflects upon the rigid patriarchal society during the late nineteenth century, demonstrating how the wealth of a person can lead to their generosity and greed; thus affecting their lifestyles. Through ‘The Necklace’, Maupassant aims to depict the conflicts between the upper-class and the lower class and how their inner desires vary. This essay
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