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Allegory, Fiction, Satire
"The Nightingale and the Rose" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator who switches perspectives between the Nightingale and the Student.
"The Nightingale and the Rose" is written in the past tense.
The title "The Nightingale and the Rose" refers to the principal character of the story, the Nightingale, and the red rose for which she searches. It is also a reference to an earlier story by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805–75) entitled "The Nightingale."
This study guide for Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and the Rose offers summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.