Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 9
English
Solutions
1. Why do the courtiers call the prince ‘the Happy Prince’ ? Is he really happy ? What does he see all around him ?

Question:

Why do the courtiers call the prince ‘the Happy Prince’ ? Is he really happy ? What does he see all around him ?

Answer:

He was a Prince when he was alive. Being a prince he never knew sorrow and suffering, so, the courtiers called him, “the Happy Prince’’ But he was not happy in real sense as his heart could feel the misery of needy people. He saw the miserable conditions of the people around him.

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