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Children’s Story The Little Prince, Childhood
The title has been a reference used by the psychoanalyst, Carl Gustav Jung, who after reflecting on those immemorial messages that were reflected in our psyche as an inheritance of a whole historical-cultural background, this means that in our soul he will protect latent truths in the plane of the unconscious, which were manifested in archetypes, and the little prince could well be understood as an archetype that formulates existential truths that are sedimented in our lives over time, and succumb to the tyranny of oblivion.
The Little Prince is a well-known children written by the Frenchman, Antoine de Saint Exupery (1900-1944), an aviator that knew how to capture in this story certain issues that are capable of giving substance to our perspective, especially when our worldview seem to become more frivolous and indifferent to the details every time we grow, and we are becoming older people, "serious" people.
It could well be argued that the main argument of The Little Prince revolves around friendship . But just as writing is a creative act, the same can be reading, then, what for some can be friendship, for others it can be existence or individuality in the work, everyone can emphasize the Topic that believes that predominates, reading thus is related to personal experiences.
The first thing to consider when reading the little prince is about the specificity of the child’s existential condition. Therefore what is what distinguishes childhood from adulthood? The answer to such a question acquires spiritual dyes by remembering Jesus’ words when he said that: "The kingdom of heaven is of who are as children", therefore, the biological age does not necessarily coincide with the mental and spiritual age, of There is necessary to find the special of the children’s perspective.
In the dedication that Antoine de Saint Exupery made to his friend, León Werth, justifies the reason why this story is written for an older person. In the first place, he dedicates his work precisely to a friend, not to a teenage sense of "best friend", but a friend in the full sense of the word, in that philia that allows to create complicities of life, whose lines intends to mitigate the thus the precariousness material that his friend lived in full World War. Another reason for his story is that he writes it for a person who is "capable of understanding everything", and hence the value of this friendship. And the author says that if yet, with everything he fails to justify himself, because after all his story is addressed to the child who was once his friend, taking into account that: “All the oldest have been children (but few Remember it) " .
Consolation and understanding seems to strengthen a friendship of two individuals, who by hazards of the circumstances, have been distanced, but seek a closeness in a story that aims to reveal a truth buried with the "seriousness" and "maturity".
One of those truths that are buried together with child The impression of a boa remained, and hence imagined a boa digesting an elephant, so he made two sketches, one showing only the surface of the boa, and, another showing the elephant inside the boa.