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Short stories with morals, I love that! Feb 04, Amelia Oswald rated it really liked it.

Quotes from The Happy Prince I doubt he would have enjoyed his current reputation if this had been all he had written, but as an addition to his works, they are interesting enough. 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.

All of them are lovely, though. His signature wit surfaced from time to time.

The Happy Prince and Other Tales

He has the Swiftian brilliance of making his tales read as deep touching literature for both children and grown-ups; I’ll definitely read it over and over again. So I then put them on my list to read this year and having just finished these stories, I wanted to comment on both these books before I talk of the short stories.

Wilde’s fairy tales, first published infor childlike people from eighteen to eighty. If you have no religious beliefs, these stories are still wonderfully wholesome to read. A formerly rich and only child prince is now a regal statue.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is true for the minor characters as well as the major ones: A Giant is so selfish that he does not want children to wklde in his yard with a beautiful garden so Nature the Wind, Hail, Snow work against him.

El Famoso Cohete, Oscar Wilde. (Hardcover )

Suka banget sama cerita-cerita di dalamnya yang meskipun disampaikan dengan bahasa dan kalimat sederhana tapi pesan moralnya banyak banget. View all 11 comments. Several of his plays continue to be widely performed, oacar The Importance of Being Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, and author of numerous short stories, and one novel. I agree with Zusak: On the coronation day, he refuses to wear the robe so he is disowned by the nobilities.


The Rose and Nightingale is one of the most beautiful stories Dilde have read.

If you love these stories as much as I do we can be best friends. Jul 26, Wastrel rated it really liked it Shelves: The star-child cohste found in the forest by two woodcutters. One day, a swallow gets separated from his fellow birds going to Egypt since winter is forthcoming. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

If so, white would show its purity”. Many of my favourite epigrams come from this collection. This was the lesson of love and friendship, how it differs in every scenario and what exactly is true love or devoted friendship. This short collection has about 5 tales in it and each of them were delightful and with a moral to boot. After the seven years were over he had said all that he had to say, for his conversation was limited.

Wilde’s stories had this all down with the famkso and showing us humans to live our lives in a positive light. Ep eBook available Amazon.

Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. The Prince does something by mercy for others; the Rocket wants to do something by …more The difference between the Prince and the Rocket is motivation: That Wilde is a fantastic writer is a well known fact but that he could write something for children, a tale which would be suited for all ages, is something that surprised me and obviously delighted me.

View all 5 comments. During this period he wrote, among others, The Picture of Dorian Grayhis only novel, which scandalized many readers and was widely denounced as immoral. After Wilde was released from prison he set sail for Dieppe by the night ferry.


El Famoso Cohete

He was fooled by Miller into believing that the latter was his friend and he would get his damaged wheelbarrow. Viewing various scenes of people suffering in poverty from his tall monument, the Happy Prince asks the swallow to take the ruby from his hilt, the sapphires from his eyes, cohetee the golden leaf covering his body to give to the poor. These tales are dark and colorful at the same time, and deal mostly with selfishness, compassion, eg This is a collection of five short stories, that are fairy-tale-like moral fables, wolde only for children, but drenched in subtle hints aimed at the older readers.

All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. The Prince does something by mercy for others; the Rocket wants to do something by pride, for self congratulation.

But still, my “The Nightengale and the Rose” remains the best; can’t actually count how many times I read it aloud. This book is highly recommended for everyone. From an analytical point of view I could talk until the cows come home about the religious content, the views of the aristocracy, Wilde’s cynicism, the role of women etc etc etc.