The Nightingale and the Rose

Written by Oscar Wilde in his signature style of prosetry (poetic prose), this is a cautionary tale about the hazards of giving someone your all. This tragic tale is densely packed with figurative language and narrative quirks and will surely prove the worthy subject of an interesting classroom discussion. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 5-9. Find this short story along with many others on this page of short stories.

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