Is there realism in "Rust" by Guy de Maupassant?Im finding it hard to see in this story as compaired to his other works like "The necklace."
time on the plains and in the woods.) and the purity of Hector's love of sport. It seems impossible, and he seems a cartoonish figure.
That said, look at the descriptions, and the specifics of his situation (he has only the one servant) and at the relative judgments people make of that situation. It is a comic situation, but the author's eye still shows a grasp of realism.