The Necklace Questions and Answers
by Guy de Maupassant

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In "The Necklace" if Mme. Loisel didn't lose the necklace what would happen?

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If Mathilde Loisel did not lose the necklace nothing would have changed for her.  She would have gone on being poor and miserable, longing for more.

Mathilde feels like she should be rich, even though she was born into a poor family and married a poor man.

She had no gowns, no jewels, nothing. And she loved nothing but that. She felt made for that. She would have liked so much to please, to be envied, to be charming, to be sought after. (p. 1)

Mathilde thinks of nothing...

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