Please give the main details of the story "The Necklace."  

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This great short story by Guy de Maupassant is well worth reading for yourself as it contains a moment of almost perfect situational irony. However, I will outline the main events for you and hopefully this will interest you in the story as a whole.

As the story opens, we are introduced to Mathilde Loisel, who is a character who appears doomed to live a live where she feels constantly dissatisfied. Although she is middle-class, she...

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