Mr. Loisel: One of the Few Good Men essays
Happiness with one's life is important to the success and development of every endeavor that may be pursued.When someone is not happy with themselves or with their surroundings, they may tend to lead miserable and devastating lives.This is evident in the short story, "The Necklace", by author Guy De Maupassant.The story is centered on a beautiful woman named Mme.Loisel. Mme.Loisel wishes of being wealthy and yearns to be adored, while her husband is content being a clerk and living within their means. Mme. Loisel lacks any sympathy for the feelings of her husband and shows no appreciation for the devotion he renders.Mr. Loisel, however, proves to be devoted, respectable, and loving, throughout "The Necklace".
Mr. Loisel has always been devoted to his wife, despite her constant dreams of riches and beauty.He does everything within his power to treat her like a queen.He proves this when he comes home from work one evening with an invitation to a high class "official" party just for her.Mme.Loisel becomes upset by the invitation because she lacks a dress for the party.Mr. Loisel, being the devoted husband he is, offers her money and he realizes that "he was laying aside just that amount to buy a gun and treat himself to a little shooting next summer on the plain of Nanterre" (179).Despite his wants, he gives her the money to buy a dress for the party.Mr. Loisel displays a strong devotion to his wife by his willingness to go back out after the party to find the necklace that his wife lost.
Furthermore, Mr. Loisel shows that he is respectable and noble when he responds to the actions they must take due to the missing necklace. Mr. Loisel, who had aged five years, declares: "We must consider how to replace that ornament" (181).Even though he knows he is going to have to borrow money for the necklace and be in debt, he still offers to do it the right way.Th…