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    Guy de Maupassant

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    When death has once entered into a house, it almost invariably returns immediately, as if it knew the way, and the young woman, overwhelmed with grief, took to her bed and was delirious for six weeks. Then a species of calm lassitude succeeded that violent crisis, and she remained motionless, eating next to nothing, and only moving her eyes. Every time they tried to make her get up, she screamed as if they were about to kill her, and so they ended by leaving her continually in bed, and only taking

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    Maupassant Short Story

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    Lantin – while others may strongly disagree with such an idea. The thing is that the author – Guy De Maupassant – did not provide the audience with the answer to the main questions of the story – whether Mrs. Lantin cheated on her husband and if she did, what were her reasons. Making us wonder if she was being selfish or only trying to help his husband with his financial stability. Maupassant only gave us Mr. Lantin’s point of view excluding Mrs. Lantin, leaving us in doubt as to what really happened

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    The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant

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    grief is what taught her an everlasting lesson. The story opens with the description of how miserable Mathilde is. Maupassant describes her as “suffering constantly, feeling herself destined for all delicacies and luxuries” (Maupassant 4). Malthide is but “one of those pretty and charming woman, born, as if by an error of destiny, into a family of clerks and copyists” (Maupassant 4). “The reality of Malthide’s situation is that she is neither wealthy nor part of the social class of which she feels

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    The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant

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    regret which Guy de Maupassant depicts throughout “The Necklace.” Guy de Maupassant, a French writer, born in 1850, was considered one of France’s greatest short-story writers. His writings were mostly influenced by the divorce of his parents when he was thirteen years old and by great writers such as Shakespeare, Schopenhauer, and Flauber. His parent’s divorce caused his stories to depict unhappiness of matrimony, deceit, miscommunication, and a profound misunderstanding (Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893)

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    her friend Madame Forestier. Unfortunately, during the course of the evening, the necklace is lost. Rather than confront her friend directly with the story of her carelessness, she and her husband scrape together every bit of money they can. As de Maupassant explains, "[Mr.] Loisel possessed eighteen thousand franks which his father had left him. He borrowed the rest. He borrowed it, asking for a thousand francs of one, five hundred of another, five louis of this one, and three louis of that one. He

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    In Guy De Maupassant short story, “The Necklace,” he uses the necklace as a symbol of deceptive appearance. There is proof in this story that one’s appearance can be deceiving. The significance of theme is that throughout, it reveals which is that looks can be deceiving. Mathilde and the necklace itself are two pieces of evidence that shows that appearances can be deceiving. The reader gets the impression, from the author’s description of the necklace that it is stunning and very expensive. However

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    Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant I think that Guy de Maupassant is "one of the greatest masters of the short story in world literature". He was born in 1850 and died in 1893. He has written more than two hundred stories in thirteen years. I will be writing about the structure, narrative voice the scene and the characters. I will also write about the tension and the turning point. I am going to be writing about one of his stories "Vendetta". "Vendetta" is a good example of a short story. Short

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    forbidden desire and wealth. It was written by a famous writer named Guy De Maupassant. The talented writer was born in 1850 and died in 1893. Because of his unique style, he was considered one of the best and most famous writers in the 19th century. Mr. Maupassant succeeded in writing 30 volumes, 300 stories, traveling books, articles and poems. Today, I felt fortunate to have read one of the many short stories by Maupassant called “The Necklace,” which was written in 1884. In my opinion, the story

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    The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant

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    “Being Honest is Always Best” Telling the truth will always prevent future conflicts. Author Guy De Maupassant who lived from 1850 to 1893 proves in the story of “The Necklace,” that no matter how bad a situation is, speaking with the truth is always best. Now, this author does not prove this theme directly. Instead, throughout various situations in the story the main characters are faced with a long-term conflict because decisions were not made with honesty. Mathilde and Loisel who is her husband

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    the ball. This later troubles her, as she has to work for a long time to collect enough money to buy a new necklace. This story describes the relationship between a couple, who have different dreams, and how desires can revamp your life. Guy de Maupassant, the author of “The Necklace” uses literary devices to prove people come before materialistic items. A common literary device, symbolism is used in this story. Symbolism is when something has a greater meaning within itself. The example of this

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