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  • The Little Prince
    In Chapter One, the narrator lays out a central tension that will run throughout the book, that of the "grownup" way of seeing the world versus a childlike perception that is imaginative, creative...

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    Although you asked what the individual planets represent, I'll say that the planets are not so important as the people living on them. That is, the planets collectively might represent isolation...

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    It can be hard to attach specific meanings to the things you mention. Let's consider each one: The sheep is not even a character, really, but a desire, or, at best, a drawing. It is important that...

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    Because Antoine de Saint-Exupery's book The Little Prince is so rich in meaning, it presents a wealth of material for argumentative or persuasive essays. For an essay interpreting the work as...

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    The first asteroid the Little Prince visits on his journey is the one inhabited by the King. We don't know how the King got there. The book doesn't say. But that is something all the inhabitants of...

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    I think that you could put The Little Prince into any of those categories. Let's examine each one: An allegory is a symbolic story in which elements of the story such as characters or setting are...

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    A description of a character's "appearance" might be about the way he looks (the character's physical attributes, like "short" and "blonde") or about the circumstances in which he enters the story...

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    In the first chapter of The Little Prince, the narrator describes an experience he had at the age of six, when he made two drawings and showed them to grown-ups. The adults could not understand the...

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    The Little Prince makes the difficult decision to travel from his asteroid planet, because it means leaving behind his beloved rose. He departs the tiny planet because he feels he needs to broaden...

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    The main theme of The Little Prince can be summed up, I think, by the Fox's secret, which is "One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes." While at first this...

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  • The Little Prince
    The Little Prince cries when he sees the garden of roses because he thinks that his rose has lied to him. She had told him she was "the only one of her kind in the whole universe," but here was a...

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    Is the Little Prince Jesus? The short answer is, maybe. One of the great things about The Little Prince is that it can be understood in so many different ways. One way it can be understood is as a...

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    This part can be a little hard to understand if you read the chapter just once, or too quickly. Try reading it a couple of times, slowly. Here's what happens in that chapter: The pilot comes up to...

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    The moral of chapter four of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery is to maintain your childlike wonder when looking at things of the world. The author describes how the Turkish astronomer...

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    The Little Prince is an "extraordinarily small person," who appears to the narrator a thousand miles from any other known human. The narrator has crashed in the desert, and doesn't know how the...

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    One way of understanding the war between the sheep and the flowers is to see it as the Prince's first encounter with the idea of conflict and loss. Roses produce thorns to protect themselves; the...

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    Conflict is defined as a struggle or clash between two entities in a story, typically between the story's protagonist and antagonist. Since conflict refers to a struggle between two things, we can...

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    "The Little Prince" begins with a flashback, which puts some of the themes of the narrative into a context and lends them meaning. The narrator (the pilot) had attempted, when he was a child, to...

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    It his hard to say exactly why but by understanding the foxes character could help you. The fox appears quite suddenly and inexplicably while the prince is mourning the ordinariness of his rose...

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    What is interesting about the presentation of adults and children in this excellent story is the way that being an adult is described as a state of mind, and some adults are able to retain their...

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    I would actually hesitate to say that Saint-Exupery's point is to portray a child's life as "easier," meaning lacking in difficulty or effort and free of worry and care (Collins English...

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    (eNotes editors may only answer one question per response. If you need more help, resubmit further questions as separate items.) The little prince begins to understand the character of his rose as...

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    The symbolism of the sheep can best be understood if we first recall some of the lyrics found in the oratoria Messiah composed by the great George Frideric Handel: All we like sheep have gone...

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    The moment that best enlightens us about the role of the snake is the moment that the Little Prince first meets the snake. The Little Prince has just arrived in the desert and is very surprised to...

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  • The Little Prince
    The snake symbolizes death, in exactly the same way that the snake symbolizes death in the Garden of Eden. One of the dominant themes in The Little Prince is experiences beyond the corporeal. The...

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  • The Little Prince
    In Chapter 21, the fox asserts that if he is tamed, life will matter to him. It is important to remember that the fox is using a different definition of tame than we normally would. The fox defines...

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    The setting of a piece of literature refers to the physical location and even historical time period in which the action of the piece takes place. Setting can refer to a specific city, state, or...

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    We see the little prince's keen abilities of observation and paying attention to detail in several places. The first instance takes place when we meet the prince for the very first time. The prince...

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    The little prince in the story The Little Prince is searching. He doesn't completely understand what he is searching for, so he is open to learning from everyone and everything he encounters. The...

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    Many themes found in Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince depict many different principles. In fact, it is widely recognized that there isn't one social issue of Saint-Exupery's time that he neglected...

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  • The Little Prince
    The interesting thing about the king in Chapter 10 is that he is completely incapable of either passing a reasonable law or upholding any unreasonable laws. Every decision he makes is formed with...

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    My interpretation of the story would hold that there is a great deal of stereotyping of roles, not by gender. The adults met by the little prince on each of the planets he visits bring their own...

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    A "fairy tale" is defined as being a story "about elves, hobgoblins, dragons, fairies, or other magical creatures." The little prince seems to be a magical being and his planet is certainly an...

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    Antoine de Saint-Exupery wrote this story in reference to a time when he crashed in the Sahara Desert. He and his navigator wandered for over two days, becoming dehydrated and having...

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    If you are reconstructing the planet Earth for the little prince as he experienced it, then what you should do is go back over the story and look at the prince's experiences on Earth as he relays...

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    As an allegory Le Petit Prince by Antoine Saint-Exupery expresses lessons of friendship and altruism. Saint-Exupery once wrote, etre homme, etre responsable [to be man is to be responsible], and...

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    I would actually hesitate to call The Little Prince political satire. Rather than being interested in ideas or instances related to government or power, Saint-Exupery is actually considered a...

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    Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery isread as both a child's fantasy tale and as an allegory for adults that reaffirms the importance of friendship, altruism, love, and imagination. The...

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    One of the most important lessons is learned through the fox. It can be said that through the fox the prince learns the value of faithfulness. The prince has wandered far from his own planet and...

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    This question would take a lot of research and input, but I will share that the literary technique of allegory is used continuously throughout the story to bring out the main theme: Innocence is...

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  • The Little Prince
    The Little Prince exposes the reality of life by exposing many social issues. Among those issues are materialism, vanity, problems of absolute authority, conceit, and drunkenness. Saint-Exupery...

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    Saint-Exupery's account of Earth, especially the statistics he relays in both Chapters 16 and 17, actually fits in with one of the most dominant themes of the book. In addition, the irony found in...

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    As far as "elements" in terms of the author's literary style the dominant one would be simplicity or minimalist language. The language is simple enough as it is spoken from the point of view of a...

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    The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is an allegory in which each character, representing a different phase of life, teaches the Little Prince from Asteroid 325 about love, trust,...

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  • The Little Prince
    The narrator meets the little prince in the Sahara desert. The Narrator's plane crashed (or he had to make an emergency landing there). This was inspired by the author's actual plane crash in the...

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    In The Little Prince, the problem involves the little prince and his mysterious rose. The rose sprouts suddenly and becomes a new adornment to the little prince's world. He has never seen a living...

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    The Little Prince is written in the first person point of view. This point of view is distinguished from the other types in that we distinctly see the word "I" appear in the narrative. In other...

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    The significance of chapter 20 in The Little Prince is that the prince discovers a garden of roses. He walks some time and comes to a road and finds himself gazing at a garden with flowers that are...

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    Chapter Nine of "Le Petit Prince" begins after the prince reflects in Chapter Eight that he has not known how to understand anything: I ought to have judged by deeds, not by words...affection lay...

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  • The Little Prince
    One of the most important lessons we learn from the pilot is to look beyond the corporeal. We learn in the very first couple of chapters that the pilot struggled in his life because he saw things...

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