The Little Prince - Chapter IX Summary & Analysis

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Chapter IX Summary

This chapter takes the reader back to the preparations made by the little prince just prior to departing his planet to begin his journey. First, he cleans out his volcanoes (which tend to erupt now and again if not tended to.) Then he plucks the baobabs he can see. His final task is watering and covering his flower with the protective glass globe she had earlier insisted upon. But just as he is about to lower the globe over his flower, she speaks. Her words are of love and forgiveness. She does not rebuke him for leaving but says she understands and she will be fine.

Chapter IX Analysis

The flower has finally come to understand the effect her behavior is having on the little prince. He has become sullen. She has failed to give love. Instead, she has focused on...

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