Plot in The Necklace
Plot Examples in The Necklace:
"costly furs..." See in text (The Necklace)
This choice of words suggests that the weather outside is extremely cold--especially at four o'clock in the morning. Madame Loisel was anxious to put on her wraps, and she leaves in a hurry before the other women in their "costly furs" could see her in "the modest wraps of common life" and possibly ridicule her for wearing such cheap attire.