The Question and Answer section for The Necklace is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Mathilde lives her illusion of being rich and successful at the party. She is young and attractive. Her dress and necklace give the impression that she is well bred: she seems to have it all.
I think the author's view of Madame Loisel is rather unsympathetic at the beginning of the story. She desires the things and life that she does not have. Madame Loisel is presented as uptight and obsessed with riches and the illusion of happiness...
I'm sorry, this is a short-answer literature forum. I do not see a link between your question and the short-story, The Necklace."
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