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The course of the Loisels’ life changed due to the necklace. Comment.

Loisels were invited to a ball. All the aristocrats were supposed to attend the ball. So, Matilda arranged a beautiful dress and borrowed a marvelous diamond necklace from her friend, Mme Forestier to look beautiful and rich in the ball. She lost it.
It ruined Loisels’ lives because they had to buy a diamond necklace worth thirty-six thousand dollars to buy a new necklace for her friend. They were indebted as it was a huge amount. Thus, it made them poor and snatched all their hopes of a happy life. It took away ten prime years of their lives.


How is the problem solved?

M. Loisel solved his problem by advising her to request her friend, Mme Forestier to lend her some jewels. Accordingly, she went to Mme Forestier and borrowed a diamond necklace for the occassion.


How is the problem solved?

Mme Loisel’s husband solved this problem. He told his wife to request her friend, Mme Forestier to lend her some jewels. When she went to Mme Forestier, the latter brought a jewel case, so that Mme Loisel could choose whichever jewels she liked.

What kind of a person is her husband?

Her husband is an ordinary person who is happy with his life. He is a caring person who wants to see his wife happy.

What fresh problem now disturbs Mme Loisel?

After she bought a new dress for the party, she was disturbed because she had no jewelery for the occassion. She was worried as she thought she would have a poverty-stricken look. When her husband suggested to wear some natural flowers, she refused and said that there was nothing more humiliating than to have a shabby air in the midst of rich women.

What kind of a person is Mme Loisel — why is she always unhappy?

Mme Loisel is born to a poor family but she could never accept this fact. She thought she is born to live a luxurious life and always craves for affluence. Her poverty always tortures her. On account of her impoverished condition, she is always unhappy.