You can understand that it was not easy for us, for us who had nothing. The moral of the story is to be happy with what you have in life.
Another ironic point is made within Mrs. Finally she replied hesitating: "I don't know exactly, but I think I could manage it with four hundred francs. She would have liked so much to please, to be envied, to be charming, to be sought after. He did borrow, asking a thousand francs of one, five hundred of another, five louis here, three louis there.
Chopin plays with irony to bring surprise to the climax, as well as enhance the depth of the story. Mallard is described as having heart trouble, and being a tender woman Chopin At last they found on the quay one of those ancient night cabs which, as though they were ashamed to show their shabbiness during the day, are never seen round Paris until after dark.
Madame Loisel looked old now. You never go out, and this is such a fine opportunity. This story is an impressive piece because it gives message and moral for everyone.
He compromised all the rest of his life, risked signing a note without even knowing whether he could meet it; and, frightened by the trouble yet to come, by the black misery that was about to fall upon him, by the prospect of all the physical privations and moral tortures that he was to suffer, he went to get the new necklace, laying upon the jeweler's counter thirty-six thousand francs.
Chopin uses her character development to enhance the plot in order to bring the reader closer to the emotions of the story.
And dressed like a woman of the people, she went to the fruiterer, the grocer, the butcher, a basket on her arm, bargaining, meeting with impertinence, defending her miserable money, sou by sou.