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  1. Guy de Maupassant, in full Henry-René-Albert-Guy de Maupassant, (born August 5, 1850, Château de Miromesnil?, near Dieppe, France—died July 6, 1893, Paris), French naturalist writer of short stories and novels who is by general agreement the greatest French short-story writer. Maupassant was the elder of the two children of Gustave and Laure de Maupassant. His mother’s claim that he was ...

  2. Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (UK: / ˈ m oʊ p æ s ɒ̃ /, US: / ˈ m oʊ p ə s ɒ n t, ˌ m oʊ p ə ˈ s ɒ̃ /; French: [ɡi d(ə) mopasɑ̃]; 5 August 1850 – 6 July 1893) was a 19th-century French author, remembered as a master of the short story form, as well as a representative of the Naturalist school, who depicted human lives, destinies and social forces in disillusioned ...

  3. Dec 10, 2021 · "The Necklace" Guy de Maupassant wrote his short story, "The Necklace", in the third person point of view.It is the story of a beautiful young woman born to a non-wealthy family; she marries but ...

  4. Jun 25, 2019 · "The Necklace" is a short story by 19th-century French author Guy de Maupassant, who is regarded as one of the early masters of the short story. It's often studied in English and world literature classes. Maupassant is known for writing about the travails of average people in French society and their efforts to get ahead, often with unhappy ...

  5. Every Sunday he met in this very spot Monsieur Sauvage, a stout, jolly, little man, a draper in the Rue Notre Dame de Lorette, and also an ardent fisherman. They often spent half the day side by side, rod in hand and feet dangling over the water, and a warm friendship had sprung up between the two.

  6. The Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant. The widow of Paolo Saverini lived alone with her son in a poor little house on the outskirts of Bonifacio. The town, built on an outjutting part of the mountain, in places even overhanging the sea, looks across the straits, full of sandbanks, towards the southernmost coast of Sardinia.

  7. Jan 19, 2022 · 'A Vendetta' by Guy de Maupassant is a fascinating and dark short story about avenging a murder. Explore a summary of the tale's plot and analyze how the setting helps to shape the story. Updated ...

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