The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

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Re: The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

Post by Happyreader17 » 24 Feb 2017, 15:21

Truly a timeless classic. Amazing recap of this amazing story.

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Post by Katrinne » 08 May 2017, 03:18

I always considered The Happy Prince a great read a loud story for my preschoolers. It touches the heart of the innocent.

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Post by judy kanyatte » 10 May 2017, 02:50

The happy prince is a master piece. All human beings should learn to share with the needy and the poor in the society we live in.

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Post by Belynda White » 17 May 2017, 17:35

Oscar Wilde has always been a good writer. As an English and Literary Studies graduate, I've always loved him, alongside Shakespeare and Wordsworth. A great read too.
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Post by Insightsintobooks729 » 18 Dec 2017, 12:01

I live Oscar Wilde, this is one of my favorite stories. Thank you for posting it.
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Post by Rasheika king » 20 Dec 2017, 22:52

I liked it a peaceful mind easing story I look forward to reading more of his story

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Post by Zuran123 » 01 Jan 2018, 14:37

Wow makes one realize how much we have to be grateful for. Inspiring

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Post by kdstrack » 04 Feb 2018, 10:39

Great choice! Wilde shows the differences that exist between the rich and the poor. But simply giving to the poor does not solve their dilemma. It brings them a short-lived joy. The Prince, on the other hand, after giving all he had (and was as poor as the poor he had tried to help) was simply discarded. There has to be a different way to bridge the gap.

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Post by P0tt3ry » 20 Mar 2018, 23:38

It is a beautiful story when read aloud. Perhaps because I first encountered Wilde's plays, I've always read all his works aloud--even The Picture of Dorian Gray.

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