Questions for The Princess and the Pea
1. The phrase “real princess” is repeated over and over in the play, because it is
so important that the Prince’s chosen bride be an actual princess, otherwise he
will not become the King. Why do you think it is required for her to be a “real princess?”
2. What is the author of the story, Hans Christian Andersen, trying to teach his audience?
3.What literary and dramatic devices, such as plot, character, theme, setting, and symbols, are used in the story to convey messages? Explain how they are used.