When Mme Forestier reveals that the necklace was fake the reader feels the force of irony?
In the last sentence of “The Necklace,” Madame Forestier reveals that the jewelry that Mathilde had lost was, unbeknownst to her, completely worthless. The irony here is twofold. First of all, Madame Forestier’s shock revelation shows that Mathilde and her husband have been slaving away all these years…
How did Mathilde realize that the original necklace was an imitation?
Because of her pride and obsession with wealth, Mathilde loses ten years of her life and spends all of her savings on replacing the necklace, only to find out that the original necklace was a fake to begin with a falsely wealthy appearance, just like Madame Loisel herself.
What is the surprise ending in this story the necklace?
In “The Necklace,” the surprise ending unhinges the previously implied premise of the story. Until this point, the reader has been able to interpret Mathilde’s ten years of poverty as penance for her stolen night of pleasure at the party and for carelessly losing the borrowed necklace.
How did Madame Loisel feel when she came to know that Madame Forestier’s necklace was paste?
Mme Loisel felt proud that they had repaid everything. She was shocked to learn that Madame Forestier’s necklace was false and cheap. Mathilde could repent only. But her repentance could neither bring back the ten years lost in hard labor nor recover her loss of thirty six thousand francs.