the happy prince Why Oscar Wilde doesnt tell us the name of the city in The Happy Prince?To make us more intesified and excited to continue reading?

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Why would us knowing the name of the city make it more intense and exciting to read this excellent short story? Surely the point of the story has nothing to do with the location of the city, but it does certainly have something to do with other important themes such as love and poverty. That should be what sustains our interest. In a sense, keeping the city nameless makes it more universal.

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