The Little Prince - Chapter XI Summary & Analysis

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Chapter XI Summary

In this chapter the little prince encounters a man so conceited that he can hear only praise. He asks the little prince to praise him, and the little prince complies. But it is a boring way to spend a day and after a very short visit, the little prince takes his leave.

Chapter XI Analysis

This is a simpler version of the prior chapter, with a different trait as its theme. Instead of controlling, as the king was compelled to do, the conceited man demands constant admiration. However, like the king who is compelled to rule others, the conceited man's need for constant praise and attention (known as narcissism in the language of psychologists) is very tiresome.

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