Peter Pan’s character derived from an author named J. M Barrie in 1911. Peter Pan is the protagonist in Barrie’s fiction novel. To explain Peter Pan’s life in the novel, let’s begin with the setting known as Neverland which is where Peter Pan lived. In Neverland, kids who never want to grow up live there, and Peter Pan as well as a group of kids known as the “lost boys” lived there happily. That being said, we will derive some characteristics Barrie illustrates in his original text to describe Peter Pan. Peter Pan is portrayed as a young boy, according to Barrie’s text, Peter Pan replies to Wendy’s question regarding his age as “I don’t know… I’m quite young… I ran away the ...
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... setting of the story is maintained in Neverland, but the plot shifts from Barrie’s plot. In the series, Peter Pan is in search of the truest believer of magic to gain power and he finds it in Henry, Emma and Regina’s son. Peter’s character is portrayed as a good character in the first scenes, even though, it is just an appearance, and he then turns into the antagonist in the plot. As a result, fluctuating Peter’s character role from a protagonist to a protagonist to an antagonist. Changing the character’s persona from good to bad can possibility involve the director’s personal feeling, and so, interrupting the character’s persona from the origination. In the first episode of the third season, Peter Pan does his apparition, and another interesting character that makes her apparition as well in season three, is Mulan. Mulan is derived from another Disney adaptation.
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