The Little Prince - Chapter V Summary & Analysis

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Chapter V Summary

This chapter provides the reader with some detail of life on the small planet inhabited by the little prince. It seems that the sheep he is so keen on acquiring is meant to eat little baobab bushes. Baobabs, apparently, if left unattended, grow so large that they threaten to take over the little prince's entire planet. Therefore, the prince spends a great deal of time removing the small baobab bushes as soon as he finds them. It is a matter of discipline. As the little prince points out, "When you've finished your own toilet in the morning, then it is time to attend to the toilet of your planet, just so, with the greatest care." The little prince tells the pilot of a lazy man who failed to curb his baobabs and the disastrous consequences of that failure. He then asks...

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