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The Little Prince

The Little Prince

  

by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Little Prince Language and Communication Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #10

Wait for a time, exactly under the star. Then, if a little man appears who laughs, who has golden hair and who refuses to answer questions, you will know who he is. If this should happen, please comfort me. Send me word that he has come back. (Epilogue 2)

Of all the things that show the little prince to be himself (golden hair, laughing, and so on), one of the key ones is his “refus[al] to answer questions.” Why do you think this is an important characteristic of the prince?

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