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Pinocchio

Pinocchio character

Occasionally called Pinoke, Pinocchio is the central character from the Disney film with the same name, Pinocchio (1955). At the beginning, he is a wooden creature brought to life subsequently by the Blue Fairy, after his manufacturer, Geppetto - an old shoemaker who lived with his pets, Figaro, a funny cat, and Cleo, a goldfish - wished for a son. So, he becomes a living puppet who gets the amazing opportunity of turning into a real boy, with the help of Jiminy Cricket as his conscience. In order for this to happen, Pinocchio has to prove himself worthy and convince the ones around him that he is brave, honest and unselfish. Although in the end he succeeds to do so, he faces out a lot of temptations along the way. Open-hearted and gentle, but in the same time lazy and easy-going, Pinocchio leaves home and runs into many risky adventures before he reunites again with Geppetto and becomes a real boy at last. The restless wooden boy is a bit too naive for true life, being so innocent, he is tended to see only the goods in every aspect. This vulnerability of character is described during his first obstacle that Pinocchio has to pass, namely his meeting with Honest John, a sly fox, and his partner Gideon, a not to smart beaver. When Jiminy guides him to keep away from temptations and tells him that his new "friend" is one of the bad guys, Pinocchio doesn't listen, replying "Oh, no, Jiminy, that's Mr. Honest John". After this one tries to misguide him, saying that the only easy way to live is being rich and famous, Pinocchio pays attention, and by trusting him I'm going to be an actor!, ends up going in a wrong way. Pinocchio referring to Stromboli "He said he was gonna push my face in everybody's eye and just 'cause I'm a gold brick, he's gonna chop me into firewood". On the other hand, the character is curious, exciting and adventurous, but without his conscience he is misbehaving. Because of his magical spirit, Pinocchio's wooden nose grows with every lie that he tells along the way: "Oh! Oh, look! My nose! What's happened?"; however, after he promises that he'll never lie again, the Blue Fairy offers him another chance to be good. Pinocchio escapes from "Pleasure island" where an unscrupulous character, Coachman, brought bad boys in order for them to be turned into donkeys, after which he sold them; bad experience which Lampwick, an occasionally friend of Pinocchio unfortunately couldn't avoid. During the film, he becomes more and more experienced and aware of all the risks and threats around him. When he finds out that his father is in danger, swallowed by a whale named Monstro, Pinocchio sets out a plan to rescue him: "I'm going to find him!"; so he proves himself to be brave enough to enter Monstro's stomach, meet with Geppetto again and look for a way out, even though every step is very dangerous. Due to the fact that Pinocchio was willing to sacrifice himself in order to save his father, the Blue Fairy kept her word and turned him into a real live boy, which he would remain as long as he was good, sincere and brave!

Pinocchio character exemplified by quotes with his suitable picture
 
Right and wrong? But how will I know?
Right and wrong? But how will I know?
  I'll never lie again. Honest, I won't.
I'll never lie again. Honest, I won't.
 
What'll I do? Oh, Jiminy, help!
What'll I do? Oh, Jiminy, help!
  Pinocchio quote: I'm a real boy
Pinocchio quote: I'm a real boy