“The Necklace” by de Maupassant, Understanding the Author’s Message

Analyze “The Necklace” story by de Maupassant.

What is the moral of ”The Necklace”? What lesson is the author trying to teach through the story? The introduction should include 2-3 sentences of summary before stating the claim. There should be two body paragraphs in work. Each body paragraph should include:

  • a reason for the claim (why the moral Kennedy has chosen is evident through the story);
  • a quote/evidence supporting the claim (which Kennedy should introduce with a bit of context);
  • two sentences explaining/justifying how the quote shows the premise, and how this ultimately supports the claim.