Create a poem based on the theme in "The Necklace."

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What a fun assignment!  Of course, before you can write a poem, you need to consider de Maupassant's theme.  There are several to choose from:  Materialism, Pride, Class.  Materialism is seen in Mathilde's jealousy of Mme. Forestier's wealth and belongings; it is also evident in the joy Mathilde shows when she is such a hit at the party.  Pride is seen through...

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