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  1. 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 ...

  2. "It was not I, madame, who sold the necklace; I must simply have supplied the case." And so they went from jeweler to jeweler, looking for an necklace like the other one, consulting their memories, both sick with grief and anguish. In a shop at the Palais Royal, they found a string of diamonds which seemed to be exactly what they were looking for.

  3. May 20, 2019 · French writer Guy de Maupassant (August 5, 1850–July 6, 1893) wrote short stories such as "The Necklace" and "Bel-Ami" as well as poetry, novels, and newspaper articles. He was an author of the naturalist and realist schools of writing and is best known for his short stories , which are considered highly influential on much of modern literature.

  4. Guy de Maupassant is regarded as the best French writer of short stories. His 300 stories were written in the naturalist style and often described the life of the lower and middle classes. “Boule de suif” (“Ball of Fat”) is regarded as his best story, while the best known is “La Parure” (“The Necklace”).

  5. Boule de Suif is arguably considered Guy de Maupassant's finest short story. It's a bit long for the short story form, but it's length is justified by Maupassant's mastery and the treatment of his high society targets. The story is a withering criticism of the French society of the late 19th century.

  6. Mar 10, 2021 · The Necklace: Summary . The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant tells the reader about Mathilde Loisel, who desperately wished to marry a wealthy man. She ended up marrying Monsieur Loisel, a minor clerk in the Ministry of Public Instruction. The Necklace’s internal conflict is Madame Loisel’s embarrassment of poverty and the belief she’s worth ...

  7. 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.

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