Matilda Wormwood Essay

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Matilda Wormwood, also known by her adoptive name Matilda Honey, is the title character and protagonist of the bestselling children's novel Matilda by Roald Dahl. Matilda is a young girl of genius intelligence, having developed skills such as walking and speech at early ages. However, these prodigious characteristics displayed by her character are perpetually ignored by her wealthy, neglectful, dimwitted parents who deem their daughter's incredible literacy skills and knowledge as worthless and spend more time watching television. Angered by her parents' arrogance and rudeness towards her, her vindictive side is shown through the vengeful practical jokes that she plays on her parents after they've done wrong against her. She is a highly precocious
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