The king of Pointland, the Abyss of No dimension. He believes himself to be his entire world and universe. Although A Square tries to help the Point out of his complacency, the Point interprets A Square’s words to be nothing more than his own thoughts, since he is incapable of conceiving of anything that isn’t himself.
The Monarch of Pointland Quotes in Flatland
The Flatland quotes below are all either spoken by The Monarch of Pointland or refer to The Monarch of Pointland. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Dover Publications edition of Flatland published in 1992.).
Chapter 20 Quotes
Yet mark his perfect self-contentment, and hence learn his lesson, that to be self-contented is to be vile and ignorant, and that to aspire is better than to be blindly and impotently happy.
The Monarch of Pointland Character Timeline in Flatland
The timeline below shows where the character The Monarch of Pointland appears in Flatland. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.