Discuss how Oscar Wilde has brought out the theme of class divide's prevalence in society in his story "The Happy Prince."

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The city in which the story is set gives the impression of being a place where material wealth is considered all-important. The opulent statue of the Happy Prince, with its gold leaf and precious stones, stands as a very visible symbol of this. But this fixation with wealth comes at a price. It encourages the local worthies to overlook the deep pockets of poverty and deprivation that blight the city—and so many of...

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