The aim of this paper is to increase our knowledge on the about 60 different kind of animals cited in the literary work “Le avventure di Pinocchio”. Through brief and fleeting apparitions, these animals have the task of supporting the symbolic language of the narrative because advisors, guides, barriers and helpers of Pinocchio, or as caricature of the institutions. The knowledge of the animals diversity characterizing the “Le avventure di Pinocchio” is analyzed considering their geographical distribution and colonized habitats. Moreover, the metaphoric meaning of the animals is also considered.
Gli animali de "Le avventure di Pinocchio" / Altiero, Tiziana; Rebecchi, Lorena. - In: ATTI DELLA SOCIETÀ DEI NATURALISTI E MATEMATICI DI MODENA. - ISSN 0365-7027. - STAMPA. - 143:(2012), pp. 217-235.