The Necklace: Theme & Analysis


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The main conflict in the short story ''The Necklace'' by Guy de Maupassant is:

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1. In ''The Necklace'' by Guy de Maupassant, what is considered ironic?

2. In ''The Necklace'' by Guy de Maupassant, Madame Loisel can be described as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of The Necklace. Irony, characters and lessons in the story are all covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • The main conflict in this story
  • What Guy de Maupassant teaches his readers
  • Characteristics of Madame Loisel
  • Something Madame Loisel teaches the reader

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on The Necklace
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about something considered ironic in this story
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what the author teaches the readers in this work and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about this short story by using the lesson called The Necklace: Theme & Analysis. Other topics you can look over include:

  • An analysis of Madame Loisel
  • Themes in this work, like honesty
  • How The Necklace begins