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Suggestions for Further Reading

Capestany, Edward J. The Dialectic of the Little Prince. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1982.

Higgins, James E. The Little Prince: A Reverie of Substance. New York: Twayne Publishers / Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1996.

Marie Robinson, Joy D. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1984.

Ousby, Ian. Occupation: The Ordeal of France. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.

Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de. Wartime Writings 1939-1944, trans. Norah Purcell. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.

———. Wind, Sand and Stars, trans. Lewis Galantière. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1967.

Saint-Exupéry, Consuelo de. The Tale of the Rose: The Passion That Inspired The Little Prince, trans. Esther Allen. New York: Random House, 2001.

Schiff, Stacy. Saint-Exupéry: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.

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by SpenseBasse, December 11, 2013

For the character description of the little prince, it states he identified the narrator's drawing of a boa eating a snake. It was, however, a drawing of a boa eating an elephant. Just wanted to note this to avoid confusion


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by monkey_munchkin, February 18, 2014

The baobabs could also be symbolic for negative feelings that a person has towards themselves or someone or something else. If these "ugly" feelings are not uprooted, they manifest an individual's mind.


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by krazykenz02, February 19, 2014

The climax is way off. The climax is when the little prince meets the snake on the old wall.


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