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According to SparkNotes, "The Necklace" by Guy De Maupassant centers on Mathilde Loisel, a woman of modest means with a desire for wealth. Preparing for a party, Mathilde borrows a necklace from a rich friend, only to lo... More »

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One theme in Guy de Maupassant's story "Moonlight" is recognizing the difference between loving someone and loving the idea of love. A second theme concerns the inherent struggle between withholding or revealing informat... More »

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The theme of “The Piece of String” is the injustice of humanity. Maupassant frequently wrote stories about selfishness, envy, wickedness, spite, greed and other negative human qualities. More »

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The main characters in Maupassant's "The Necklace" are Mathilde Loisel and her husband, M. Loisel. The other characters include Mme. Jeanne Forestier, M. Georges Ramponneau and a jeweler. The story is set in France in th... More »

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"Moonlight" by Guy de Maupassant is the story of a married woman confessing infidelity to her older sister. The story is set in the younger woman's home. More »

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The theme of Guy de Maupassant's short story "The Necklace" is that appearances are deceiving and the desire to be someone else often causes a person to lose the chance of happiness in the present moment. The main charac... More »

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The theme of “The Piece of String” is the injustice of humanity. Maupassant frequently wrote stories about selfishness, envy, wickedness, spite, greed and other negative human qualities. More »

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