Z Teorii i Praktyki Dydaktycznej Języka Polskiego, T. 22 (2013), s. 31-41
The author of the article notices the characters equipped with deeper meaning in the so called
rude text characters for young readers. “The lack of humbleness” ascribed to them means not
only disobedience, but constitutes the basis of their worldview. The article compares Pinocchio,
Pippi, and King Matt the First. Each character possesses features that point to the philosophical message of the story they represent. It seems that their interpretative complexity stands in opposition
to modern enfants terrible performances focused exclusively on the scandal of denial.