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What is the setting of the story "The Piece of String"?  

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hudi06 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 24, 2011 at 11:48 PM via web

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What is the setting of the story "The Piece of String"?

 

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 25, 2011 at 12:14 AM (Answer #1)

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Nearly all of Guy de Maupassant's short stories are set in rural Normandy, on the northeastern coast of France. The village of Goderville, Maitre Hauchecorne's home in "A Piece of String," is an actual place, located in Upper Normandy, between La Havre and Rouen, and not far from the River Seine. It is an ancient village, established in the 9th century. (The population in 2006 was about 2,800). The town market is located in the main square, and there is a tavern, Jourdain's, and a mayor's office. The story itself is set in the 1880s.

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chahola | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted December 2, 2011 at 12:57 PM (Answer #2)

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well done,i like thz answer so....

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chahola | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted December 2, 2011 at 12:59 PM (Answer #3)

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;right now,i'm studying thiz short story,then i'll have a little quiz.......

thank you so much,friends..................................plz suggest me.

 

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chahola | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted December 2, 2011 at 1:04 PM (Answer #4)

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bullgatortail ......i want to be your student ..suggest me(i want to be good at short story-analysing) ,i very hope so.

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