She is a selfish woman that prioritizes the yearning to be rich. In the end, she regretted her greedy mindset; a lesson learned too late for her. Letting greed control decisions can lead to repercussions. Madame Loisel was a beautiful, young girl born into a poor family. During that time period, beauty didn’t matter, all that mattered was a family’s social class rank.
popular naturalist shorts of its time. “The Necklace” is an ironic story of the greed of a woman, constantly longing for a life of lavish and luxury. A series of misfortunate events ultimately leads up to a misunderstanding one would have never expected. Madame Mathilde is depicted a beautiful yet selfish young woman, incessant on her need for wealth and status. Despite the modest, accommodating lifestyle provided for her by her husband, Monsieur Loisel—a lowly clerk in the Ministry of Education—Madame Mathilde’s wants were never satiated.
He had nothing left and needed to make money somehow. M. Lantin turned to his late wife’s jewelry collection; he knew that it was fake jewelry but he was desperate and was in need of money. He took the jewelry to a jewelry store expecting to receive only a few francs but then he was told he was receiving thousands of francs. M. Lantin was in shock and could not believe that the entire time it was real jewelry and not fake; he became a very wealthy man and resigned from his job, eventually marrying another woman who made his wife miserable. M. Lantin’s first wife had a big impact on his life; however, his selfish actions lead to what he deserved ending up with a wife that made him miserable.
For example, the narrator in “The Word Love” lives a hideous life. She is not proud of her life in America because she is forced to do things that her mother warned her against. She lives with a man with whom they are not married, and she hates it that the practice goes against the values that her mother taught her. On the other hand, in the story “Silver Pavements and Golden Roofs” a girl from Calcutta finds transition of life different than expected. She lives with her aunt and uncle in the America.
Since society placed a large amount of their opinions on materialistic objects, they only cared about aesthetic objects like when he says “she was made unhappy by the run-down apartment they lived in, the peeling walls, battered chairs, and the ugly curtains.” this shows that she cared more for the objects that bring her nothing but fame than her own relationship with her husband as well as the more important thing in her life. He also uses adjectives related to decrepit objects to show how run down and terrible the apartment is from her perspective. The quote “apparently by some error of fate, get themselves born daughters of very minor civil servants.” reveals that some beautiful women as well as Mme Loisel are born into lower classes, but they regard it as though they have been born into the worst place possible which relates to the social expectation as most men identify it as they shouldn’t be so low class which then helps set a certain mindset for the women. This is what drives Mme Loisel to want more jewelry as she doesn’t want to be with her “low class”
For instance she wouldn 't marry the man she loved because he was poor, she practically forced herself to marry a man because of his fortune, she then became unfaithful to her husband because her past lover now had a great amount of wealth. Daisy 's desire for wealth lead her to plague her relationships, and the poor decisions she made were all caused to feed her greed. Daisy’s appetite for wealth came from her surroundings when growing up. She had all she ever needed and more, because of this, it carried out into her adulthood. And rather than a luxury it became a necessity.
A Harden Heart Henry James’s novel, Washington Square, talks about a failed love story of a girl, Catherine Sloper. She receives a large sum of inheritance from her mother who has unfortunately died after give her birth. Because of her unexpected wealth, a handsome suitor name Morris Townsend sees the chance and plans to seize her money. Catherine’s clever but cold hearted father, Dr. Sloper, sees through Morris’ charming appearance, so he becomes a stumbling block that stop them from marriage. Due to Dr. Sloper’s brutal intervention and Morris’ wicked intention, Catherine’s first and last love ends in a tragedy.
Introduction The “Necklace” is a unique story, which serves as a lesson for all to learn; since life is unpredictable, and being content with what we have and who we are is crucial, no matter the circumstances. The story by Guy De Maupassant was well written with clarity and the shift between scenes was brilliant; likewise, speaks a volume of why contentment is important. The story talks about Madame Loisel the wife of a clerk, and how she wishes to have a life like the upper class, lead her and her husband for ten years of rigid labor to replace the missing necklace she borrowed from a friend to attend an extravagant party. Theme The theme that I see in “The Necklace”, by Guy De Maupassant, is a pleasure-seeking and conceited wife of a clerk.
They are lower class due to the small amounts of money they have. She is someone who can never get what she wants because her husband cannot provide for her. She is also the mistress of Tom Buchanan, a very wealthy man from East Egg. The fact that she is having an affair with someone of a higher class, someone who has money, makes Myrtle someone who is very dishonest towards her husband. This affects George’s behaviour extremely because when he finds out he becomes mentally ill.
Firstly, she presented herself as an educated and a daughter of a wealthy father, which she was lying because she was a bar girl in real. She lied because she was compelled from her lonely childhood. This movie shows Suzie Wong as a role- playing women because she doesn 't like her job and she was working because she was compelled and lied Robert. She lied because she wants others to respect her. After she met with Robert, she wants to be his permanent girlfriend because she feels that he was a gentleman.