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The Necklace

The Necklace

by Guy de Maupassant

The Necklace: Where the Better Half Meets the Other Half True or False

1. What is missing when Mathilde returns home from the ball?The necklace
2. What costs 36,000 francs?The briefcase with 35,980 francs in it. It’s a pretty crappy briefcase.
3. For how long are the Loisels in poverty?Only a few weeks, but you wouldn’t think it seeing the way they continue to dress
4. What do the Loisels eventually do?They commit suicide
5. How much was Mme. Forestier’s necklace worth?500 francs

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