Necklace - Guy de Maupassant
'The Necklace' Short Story
'The Necklace' is often studied as a short work in world literature. The story is by Guy de Maupassant, and he infused the story with heartache, with the wounds of self-sacrifice--the stuff we can't ever forget or be allowed to let go. And, then, what happens when the hellish torment is over? Here's a story you may not soon forget.
'The Necklace' Review
Guy de Maupassant manages to bring a flavor to his stories that is unforgettable. He writes about ordinary people, but he paints their lives in colors that are rich with adultery, marriage, prostitution, murder, and war. During his lifetime, he created nearly 300 stories, along with the other 200 newspaper articles, 6 novels, and 3 travel books...
Guy de Maupassant Biography
Guy de Maupassant wrote short stories like The Necklace and Bel Amim, but he also wrote poetry and novels. He was an author of the naturalistic school. Read more about the life and works of Guy de Maupassant.
'The Necklace' Questions for Study and Discussion
"The Necklace" is a favorite French short story by Guy de Maupassant. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.