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The Nightingale and the Rose | Study Guide

Oscar Wilde

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Overview

Author

Oscar Wilde

Year Published

1888

Type

Short Story

Genre

Allegory, Fiction, Satire

Perspective and Narrator

"The Nightingale and the Rose" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator who switches perspectives between the Nightingale and the Student.

Tense

"The Nightingale and the Rose" is written in the past tense.

About the Title

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."

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