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Teaching The Necklace

The Necklace

"The Necklace" or "The Diamond Necklace" (French: La Parure) is an 1884 short story by French writer Guy de Maupassant. It is known for its twist ending, which was a hallmark of de Maupassant's style. The story was first published on 17 February 1884 in the French newspaper Le Gaulois. "The Necklace" has been adapted to film and television several times.

Guy de Maupassant
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How important is status?
STANDARDS:
RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.5 - Text Structure

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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