The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant: Summary


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In the short story, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, Madame Mathilde Loisel is _____.

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1. In the short story The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, Monsieur Loisel receives an invitation to a high-class party at the Ministry. How does his wife respond?

2. In the short story The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, how does Madame Loisel get a diamond necklace for the party?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your comprehension of The Necklace with this interactive quiz and printable worksheet combo. Practice questions will ask you about Mme. Loisel and her reaction to the party invitation, the necklace, and the Loisel's debt.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, questions will discuss:

  • Mme. Mathilde Loisel
  • Mme. Loisel's reaction to an invitation
  • Acquisition of a diamond necklace by Mme. Loisel
  • How the Loisel's repay their debt
  • The truth about the necklace

Skills Practiced

These assessments will exercise your skills in:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Mme. Loisel's response to the party invitation in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Necklace
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding repayment of the Loisel's debt
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the truth behind the necklace

Additional Learning

Check out the accompanying lesson titled, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant: Summary to continue learning about this short story. Some goals of this lesson will include:

  • Learn more about main characters in the story, such as Mme. and M. Loisel
  • Explain the social position of the Loisels
  • Differentiate between Mme. Loisel's feelings before, during, and after her wearing of the necklace
  • Know how the Loisel's avoid telling the truth about losing the necklace
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