Answer: In the Guy de Maupassant short story “The Necklace,” Madame Loisel borrows an apparently expensive necklace from her friend Madame Forestier, and then loses it at the party that she attends. The Loisels immediately make arrangements to replace the necklace, borrowing 36,000 francs to buy a new one.
What did they do to repay the cost of necklace?
Answer: Madame Loisel contributed to the cost of the new necklace by dismissing her servant, moving into a cheaper apartment, and doing all of the household chores by herself. Madame Loisel’s husband was forced to pick up a second job, and the couple worked endlessly for ten years to pay off the genuine necklace.
What did they do as an attempt to find the necklace?
Explanation: After the diamond necklace was lost, Mr. Loisel went all the way back looking for it. Next day he went to the police to report the loss; he also went to the cab offices, and put an advertisement in the newspapers, offering a reward.
How much is the necklace actually worth?
How much was the necklace actually worth Class 10? As Mme Forestier tells Matilda at the end of the story, the necklace was only worth 500 francs while she and her husband thought that it was a real one which was 40,000 Francs.
How much did Loisels spend on the necklace replacement?
Answer: The necklace cost Loisels thirty six thousand francs. Loisel had to chip in his entire inheritance of eighteen thousand francs and the rest he had to borrow from the usurers.
What did Madame Forestier say when she was told the entire story?
Mrs Loisel told the whole story and also the fact that her necklace was responsible for their miserable condition. Madam Forestier was touched and said, “Oh! My poor Matilda!
What did Matilda suffer from?
4. She suffered incessantly, feeling born for all delicacies and luxuries. She Suffered from the poverty of her apartment, the shabby walls and the worn chairs. All these things tortured and angered her.
When did Mr and Mrs Loisel returned home from the ball?
They returned after the party ended.
What was found out about the necklace at the end of the story?
In “The Necklace,” the surprise ending unhinges the previously implied premise of the story. … Losing the necklace had seemed to be Mathilde’s fatal mistake, but it was actually Mathilde’s failure to be truthful with Madame Forestier that sealed her fate.
How much time did Mr and Mrs Loisel take to repay the loan?
Matilda had to cut down on the household expenses and save money while Mr Loisel worked overtime and did copying work at nights. In this way, they could repay the money in ten years.
How did Matilda look on the day of the ball *?
Ans: Matilda is the person referred in this line. She was floating on the cloud of happiness because she had a great success on the day of the ball at the ministerial party as she was looking prettiest of all, elegant, gracious , Page 2 THE DIAMOND NECKLACE ANINDITA DEY smiling and full of gaiety.
Who lends a necklace to Madame Loisel?
She spurns Loisel’s idea of wearing fresh flowers instead, but takes his suggestion to borrow some jewelry from her friend, Madame Jeanne Forestier. She borrows a diamond necklace as her only ornamentation. Madame Loisel enjoys herself at the ball, dancing with influential men and reveling in their admiration.
Do you think it was unfortunate for Mathilde to have married Loisel Why?
Answer: Yes, Mathilde was dissatisfied with her life as she was extraordinarily pretty and charming girl. As, she had been born into a family of unfavourable economic status had no dowry to pay, so she was destined to marry an ordinary clerk.
What would Matilda often dream of?
Answer: Matilda would often dream of all the delicacies, luxuries, elegant dinners, marvellous dishes, rich silver, beautiful dresses, jewels, adoration and a life of glory. She would often escape into her dreams from the dullness of her very humble existence.
How and when did Matilda find the borrowed necklace missing?
Answer: Matilda had lost the diamond necklace that she had borrowed from Madame Forestier, at the ball. When it was not found in the folds of her dress, in the folds of the cloak, in pockets, everywhere, Mr Loisel went out. He went over the track in search of the lost necklace.
What excuse did Loisels put up to explain the delay in returning the necklace?
i) What excuse did Loisels put up to explain the delay in returning the necklace? Answer: Loisels had lost the necklace and needed time to find an identical one. Thus, Loisels wrote a letter to Mme Forestier with an excuse that the clasp of the necklace was broken and they needed time to get it repaired.