Why do the courtiers call the prince “The Happy Prince”? – Is hereally happy? What does he see all around him?
ANSWER: While the prince was alive he lived in his palace. No sorrow – wasallowed to enter. The prince was always happy. He did not know whatsorrow is. So the courtiers called him the Happy Prince. But after his death,his statue was put on a high pedestal. Now he could see the misery of thepeople all around. It made him very sad.