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INSTITUTO PANAMERICANO

READING AND WRITING 9TH


THE NECKLACE
I. ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS IN COMPLETE SENTENCES. BE READY TO PARTICIPATE
1. Madame Loisel's husband manages to secure an invitatoin to an evening reception at the
Ministry of Education. Instead of a positive response from his wife, the invitation is a source of
pain for Madame Loisel. Explain why.

2. What is ironic about the ending of the story ?

3. What misfortune occurs at the evening reception at the ministry ? Infer how this might have
occurred.

4. How do the Loisels resolve their conflict ?

5. How does Madame Loisel change over a ten-year period?

6. What was mathilde's husband saving money for? What does he decide to do with his money?

7. How did Monsieur Loisel react when he learned that the necklace they lost was false?

8. Why do visits to her rich friend always fill the young woman with despair?

9. Whats the story about?

10.How does Madame Loisel's character change as a result of the hardship she has to endure?

11. What exciting news does Mr. Loisel bring his wife?

12.Reveal how the ending is Ironic. Why is Madame Forstier's revelation ironic?.

13. As a result of losing the necklace, what kind of life do the Loisels have? List details.

14, How do Mathilde's dreams contrast with the life she really has?

15. Why did M. Loisel expect his wife to be pleased to receive the invitation from the Minister of
Education?