what are two character traits of mathilde and the evidence?   what does mathilde do to show her character traits?  

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Mathilde Loisel is materialistic and unappreciative. Although her husband works diligently to provide for their family, even attempting to offer her the best that he could afford. His wife would have preferred a wealthier husband, however.

“She had no dowry, no expectations, no way of being known, understood, loved, married by any rich and distinguished man; so she let herself be married to a little clerk of the Ministry of Public Instruction.”

Despite her husband’s attempts to satisfy her desires, Mathilde is greedy for greater wealth. She feels that she was born to live a life a luxury...

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