Fathima Nazrin K.N
Review of the short story: "The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant
"The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant is a timeless short story that explores the themes of materialism, social status, deception, and consequences. The story follows the character of Mathilde Loisel, a middle-class woman who dreams of a life of luxury and elegance. Despite her comfortable life, Mathilde is dissatisfied and constantly yearns for more. When her husband secures an invitation to a fancy party, Mathilde becomes obsessed with the idea of looking wealthy and borrows a diamond necklace from a wealthy friend to wear to the event.
"Reflections in the Dark: A Tale of Haunted Mirrors and Alternate Realities"
The mirror showed a reflection that wasn't my own. It was as if I was staring at a completely different person. The figure in the mirror was tall, with dark hair and eyes that seemed to be staring straight through me. It wasn't until I looked closer that I realized the figure was wearing clothes that I had never seen before.