What’s in a Name? – Bambi

24th March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on What’s in a Name? – Bambi

Most of the characters have names which explain them pretty well. For example, Thumper is named so because he thumps his foot. Flower receives his name by Bambi when the deer is learning to talk. And Friend Owl, well, he’s both a friend and an owl (his name cracks me up every time—I feel like […] Read More

Time and Place of Pinocchio

24th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Time and Place of Pinocchio

Pinocchio doesn’t require nearly as much guesswork as Snow White did to place it, primarily because the source material is a book rather than a folktale. Carlo Collodi, the author, lived and died in Florence, Italy. The subject of his book also seems to take place in the surrounding area, known as Tuscany. In fact, […] Read More