Guy de Maupassant “The Necklace” Theme Supporting Details What is the theme of the story? Textual evidence from the story to support the theme Theme Analysis What impact does this theme have on the overall story? The Title How is the title a clue to the theme? Explain how it relates. Plot What are the most important points in the plot? How are these clues to the author’s theme? Explain. Character Development How do the traits of the main character(s) and/or the way they might change offer clues to the author’s theme? Explain. Setting Is the setting important? Could it be used to develop theme? Explain. Great Quotations Find at least two quotes that you think develop theme. Explain why.