Contrasts

Many contrasts can be found in the novella The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The main contrasts are adults vs. children and exterior vs. interior. Both themes are permanently constantly in the work. 

Another contrast is that between destructive and beautiful. The baobabs that grow on the little prince's planet are destructive, while the rose is beautiful.

Furthermore, a contrast can be found between imagination and science. Imagination plays an important role in the pilot’s drawings and the drawing of the sheep. The pilot believes that imagination is a childlike quality that many adults do not possess.

Science, on the other hand, is something adults are interested in because they have a way of paying attention to numbers The narrator reports the name and the discovery of the little prince’s planet because he thinks that the adults believe him only in this way: 

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