The Little Prince - Chapter IV Summary & Analysis

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Chapter IV Summary

The pilot discusses some of the differences in the way adults and children behave. He goes on to explain a bit more about the book he is writing and why he chose to write it. His purpose in writing the book is as much, he says, to remember the little prince as to write a book. He talks about having been discouraged from drawing when he was a child and reminds us that children understand what is important much better than adults do. He expresses his concern that he might be in danger of becoming too much like a grown-up so he makes a decision: in spite of his earlier choice to forego drawing and painting, he is now committed to drawing the artwork for this book.

Chapter IV Analysis

The author bemoans the adult world of facts and figures. He...

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