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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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