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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. 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.

  3. The Necklace Guy de Maupassant. First published in 1884, “The Necklace” (La Parure) is a classic tale by French master of the short story Guy de Maupassant. Watch out for the twist…

  4. "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.

  5. 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 ...

  6. The Necklace BY Guy de Maupassant She was one of those pretty and charming girls born, as though fate had blundered over her, into a family of artisans. She had no marriage portion, no expectations, no means of getting known, understood, loved, and wedded

  7. Guy de Maupassant's short story "The Necklace" is about a young woman, Madame Loisel, who daydreams about wealth, social status and luxury. When she is able to live her preferred life for one ...

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