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The History Of Napoleon Essay

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I have chosen Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's book The Little Prince because this story of an imaginary world, of the little prince, displays the hidden truths of Earth. It is adorable, adventurous, and most importantly it makes you think about the world in which we live. At the beginning of The Little Prince readers are introduced to the narrator, who will carry them through the story's many themes and morals. The narrator adds intimacy and meaning because he is a main character, and is reciting his own personal adventure. Although his name is not given we are told the narrator is much different from the other "grown-ups". The first person narrator goes on to explain his love for drawing and aviation. His role as a main character becomes known when his plane crashes and leaves him stranded on the Sahara Desert. It is there that he meets the little prince, the story's main character. The little prince startles him because of his small size and uniqueness. The little prince appears very demanding and curious, however he is always polite. He is also very secretive and ignores any questions, but we learn more about him through his conversations with the narrator. Throughout their days together the little prince and the narrator engage in many intellectual conversations. The little prince describes the unique planet he came from. He identifies the Baobabs, for example, as well as the prideful flower. The Baobabs, evil plants that continually grew, could be found all around the prince's little planet. They are made to symbolize the "evil people" that can be found on Earth. The narrator says "indeed, there were on the planet where the little prince lived"“as on all planets"“ good and bad plants". (The Little Prince 16) He also states that "if it is a good plant, let it...

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