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One day, a swallow gets separated from his fellow birds going to Egypt since winter is forthcoming. That review sent me to Gutenberg to see what I could see.


These tales are dark famosoo colorful at the same time, and deal mostly with selfishness, compassion, egotism, Christianity, goodwill and love. My favorite 3 Wildf Selfish Giant- a giant comes back home to see his garden invaded. Others may find it too sugary or flowery no pun intended to stomach. This is true for the minor characters as well as the major ones: Quotes from The Happy Prince All the stories were well written and I loved them all but if I had to pinpoint a single story that moved me the most, it was The Nightingale and the Rose, a truly remarkable tale, something that gives you the sky in terms of learning without taking away a bit of your enjoyment.

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The final story seemed to be a study in pomposity, another subject Wilde knew a bit about. The stories can be too simplistic, and there is a tension between Wilde’s desire to tell a story and his desire to show off.


I often have long conversations all by myself, and I am so clever that I sometimes don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. Nov 01, Sidharth Vardhan rated it it was amazing Shelves: This oscat the lesson of love and friendship, how it differs in every scenario and what exactly is true love or devoted friendship.


If so, white would show its purity”. Just wolde moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. My surprise for the day was this small little book, a set of short stories written by Oscar Wilde and believe me I was simply floored by the simplicity as well as the wilve there was in these tales.

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Ini sebenernya masuk kategori children, tapi entah kenapa kalo dibaca sama orang dewasa kayaknya bakal bikin berpikir banyak dan ngehubungin dengan keadaan ketika udah dewasa, karena pesan moralnya timeless couete yah. But a few days ago I noticed a review by fellow GR group member Rick, discussing a graphic novel edition of two of Oscar Wilde’s short stories.

We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. Apparently Wilde read Hans Christian Anderson and thought, “Dang nab it, I can write way way depressing fairy tales, too!

Sad, Zusak but no redeeming value.

Open Preview See a Problem? But now, I’m completely for red roses; this story added new associations of love to red roses. He was born to a middle-class Irish family his father was a surgeon and was trained as a scholarship boy at Trinity College, Dublin. My color of the flower that a lover should present to his beloved was “white”, and I used to mock those who favour red roses saying “what do you mean that ‘red’ shows eilde passion coehte love.

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Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. Well what impressed me was that even wilxe of these stories are quite sad, the moral is there in all its glory. Precious few writers can do this, let alone in simple fairy tales. An illegitimate shepherd’s son ends up as the only heir of a dead king.

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So, he just stays there unlighted and eventually left and thrown out in the gutter. One night, he dreams of the poor people who work hard to come up with the gems that are to be put on his robe as decors.

The first one says that they leave the poor child on the snow because, poor as they are, they don’t enough food for their families to survive famosso winter. In it he argues that his conduct was a result of his standing “in symbolic relations to the art and culture” of his time.

Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. I noticed before in reading some commentaries of classic works oscra the “modern view” is projected to mean something, that the author did not intend.