FIELD 1: Property

Narrator: A women named Mathilde Loisel suffered eternally, feeling her created to enjoy most delicacies and everything luxuries. She was distressed at the low income of her dwelling, in the bareness of the walls, in the shabby seats, the ugliness of the curtains. All those items, of which an additional woman of her rank would never have even been mindful, tortured her and made her angry and made her committed a little clerk of the Ministry of General public Instruction Chriatian Loisel. Mathilde: (while the narrator narrates: walking indoors, suddenly drops into the eating area, sits down on the chair)

Monsieur: Oh, the good soups! I how to start anything a lot better than this. Closed Curtain

Narrator: One night time her partner reached home with a triumphant air and holding a large envelope in his hand.

Open Curtain

Chriatian: (walks toward) There (gives the letter) There is something for yourself Mathilde: " The Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) of Open public Instruction and Madame Georges Ramponneau ask for the honor of M. and Madame Loisel's company at the palace from the Ministry upon Monday nighttime, January eighteenth. ”

Mathilde: (angrily, tosses the notification on the table)

What do you wish me related to that?

Monsieur: (concerned) So why, my dear, I thought less complicated glad. You never venture out, and this is a fine chance. Everyone wants to look; it is very select, and they are not really giving various invitations to clerks. The complete official universe will be there. Mathilde: (she looked at him with an irritated peek and explained impatiently) And what do you want me to perform?

Monsiuer: (distracted, looking at his wife) so why! What's the situation? Mathilde: (replied in a relaxed voice)

Subject? I have not any gown, and, therefore , I actually can't head to this ball. Give your greeting card to some coworker whose better half is better prepared than We am. Monsiuer: (he was in despair. he resumed) Come, let us find, Mathilde. Simply how much would it expense, a suitable gown, which you could use on additional occasions--something quite simple? Mathilde: (thinking) Ah! (replied undecided) My spouse and i don't know accurately, but I believe I could take care of it with four hundred dextre.

Monsieur: Well. I will offer you four hundred dextre. And try to include a pretty dress. Closed Curtain

Narrator: At that time, Mathilde managed to have her own gown for the ball.

PICTURE 2: House

Open Drape

Mathilde: (holds the gown, appreciated something, sits on the seat, sad, uneasy, anxious) Flashback: One night time

Closed Drape

Narrator: Mathilde keeps upon thinking about what her hubby Monsieur told her last night.

Open up Curtain

Monsieur: What is the situation? Come, you have seemed incredibly queer these last three days. Mathilde: It annoys me to not have an individual piece of jewelry, not put on. We shall look poverty-stricken. I might almost somewhat not proceed at all. Monsiuer: You might use natural flowers. They're very stylish at this time of year. Intended for ten dextre you can get 2 or 3 magnificent tulips Mathilde: (not convinced) Not any, there's nothing even more humiliating than to appear poor between other women who are wealthy.

Monsiuer: (cried) How stupid you are! Go research your friend, Madame Forestier, and ask her to loan you a few jewels. You're close enough with her to do that. Mathilde: (she uttered a weep of joy) True! My spouse and i never considered it. Shut Curtain

Narrator: On the following day, Mathilde arrived at visit her friend Dame Forestier to borrow some jewelries from her.

LANDSCAPE 3: Forestier House

Wide open Curtain

Forestier: (went into a wardrobe which has a mirror, took out a sizable jewel box, brought it in return, opened it) Choose, my own dear.

Mathilde: (saw a lot of bracelets, then a pearl diamond necklace, then a Venetian gold mix set with precious pebbles. Tried on the ornaments ahead of the mirror, hesitated and could not make up her mind to part with all of them,...