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THE NECKLACE - NEW VERSION by Mind Map: THE NECKLACE - NEW VERSION
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THE NECKLACE - NEW VERSION

Background

late 19th century, Paris, France

Genre

short story

Realism

Literary Fiction

Parable

Characters

married couple

friends

Place/Settings

Paris

Story structure

part 1

part 2

part 3

part 4

part 5

part 6 -

Duration of the story

approximately 10 months

Different readings

can be compared to Cinderella, but after the ball the "fairytale" becomes a nightmare and then finally there is a happy ending.

a criticism to 19th century society, prisoner to its prejudice and concupiscence

a person's preoccupation with appearance and materialism is vain

All that glitters is not gold. (Appearances deceive)

Main characteristics

Use of irony to produce a surprise ending

narrative text form

a lot of symbolic meaning

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