Oscar Wilde builds up this story with simple, conflicting and symbolic words. Oscar starts his story trickly. linnet who is a small green bird describe the one sided story to the rat and he is of the view that friendship should not be one sided. story is about hens a gardner and hugh the miller who was a selfish friend. Hens gardens flowers and fruits but hugh went to his garden and pluck out flowers and fruits that he needs. Hugh never visit him in winter. Once hens Story gives us a lesson that in friendship we should not be selfish and should prove ourself helpful to our friend when they need us.