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Personification in The Necklace

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What is personification?

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1. In Guy de Maupassant's short story 'The Necklace,' which of the following is an example of personification?

2. In Guy de Maupassant's short story 'The Necklace,' how does Mathilde feel about her home and the things in it?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you will be looking at personification as it is used in The Necklace. The questions will ask you for a definition of personification and to choose an example of personification.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following topics in question form during this quiz:

  • An example of personification
  • The definition for personification
  • How Mathilde feels about her home
  • A description of the carriages Mathilde and her husband use

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - Ensure that you can give an accurate definition for personification
  • Reading comprehension - understand the uses of personification as they appear in The Necklace
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the carriages

Additional Learning

To find out more, open the lesson titled, Personification in The Necklace. With this, you'll be able to look into the extra content mentioned below:

  • The role of fate
  • Aspects of the house
  • Mathilde's unhappiness
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