“Having gone out in the rain one day, in order to deceive her lover, she caught cold and died.” “Was it a dream?” by Guy de Maupassant is a story about a man who loved his wife dearly but on one rainy day she came home and caught a cold and died. On the day of the funeral he made his escape to Paris when he came back home he couldn’t bear the sight of her things everywhere so he went to her grave.
He sat near her grave as night began to awaken he hid so that the guards wouldn’t see him when the coast was clear he went to find her grave but couldn’t all of a sudden skeletons started rising and were writing the truth of the bad things they really did. When he found his lovers grave hers also told to true reason for her death. According to the story “Was it a dream?” by Guy de Maupassant it says “She loved, was loved, and died.
I now saw: Having gone out in the rain one day, in order to deceive her lover, she caught cold and died.” Whether if the man was dreaming or awake maybe what he saw a sign telling him that his lover was deceiving him and that he should accept it and move on.