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'It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.'
'What is essential is invisible to the eye,' the little prince repeated, so that he would be sure to remember.
-- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
The ending of Stendhal's, The Red the Black, is obscure. Julien Sorel is sentenced to death by guillotine for
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justice when it came to his crime. But over time, this basic nobility is made rich with the understanding of his betrayal and his joy in life upon realizing that he cares about Mme. de Rênal. Julien was not forced to understand himself and value the right things; in fact, he was given every opportunity not to. Yet he still chose to be truly virtuous. And for it, his last days are happy ones.