"She was one of those pretty and charming girls who are sometimes, as if by a mistakes of destiny, born in a family of clerks." What does this imply?
one is born into the social class one deserves
you cannot move out of the social class you are born into
beautiful people are expected to be of a higher social class
clerks are assumed to be unintelligent
How does Mme. Loisel feel about her social standing?
dissatisfied and resentful
indifferent, but somewhat content
angry and unhappy
worried and anxious
According to the narrator, what determines social class?
charm and grace
one's professional rank
the family which one is born into
Which of the following best evidences the fact that Mme. Loisel's husband cares about her happiness?
"... her husband, who uncovered the soup tureen and declared with an enchanted air. "Ah, the good pot-au-feu! I don't know anything better than that."
"He threw over her shoulders the wraps which he had brought, modest wraps of common life..."
"But, one evening, her husband returned home with a triumphant air, and holding a large envelope in his hand."
Her husband, already half undressed, demanded: "What is the matter with you?"
Which of the following is not a description of Monsieur Loisel?
"They found, in a shop at the Palais Royal, a string of diamonds which seemed to them exactly like the one they looked for." This is an example of
In the end, how has her poverty changed Mme. Loisel?
she looks older than she is
she has become a hard worker
she has lost some of her pride and vanity
all of the above
Mme. Forestier is the antagonist in the story.
How does Mme. Forestier respond to the shock at the end?
The twist at the end of the story is an example of