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Old 07-09-2005, 05:31 PM   #1
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Default Why does Peter Pan have elf ears?

Everyone knows that Peter Pan is just a regular boy...so then why does he have elf ears? I was at Disneyland just yesterday and saw a picture of him with elf ears and started to ponder this.

Is there a definite answer as to why he has elf ears and how this came about? This is very important and I wish to know the truth, not anybody's guesses. So any references would be nice.
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Old 07-09-2005, 05:32 PM   #2
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because he's a fictional character and in fiction anything is possible.
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Old 07-09-2005, 05:32 PM   #3
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too much plastic surgery n neverland. It's the jesus juice.
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Old 07-09-2005, 05:34 PM   #4
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Default Why does Peter Pan have elf ears?

Cause with a name like Peter, something needs to be pointy. With him being a d!ckless wonder boy that flies around all he has left to sharpen is his ears.

That answer your question?
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Old 07-09-2005, 05:38 PM   #5
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Default Why does Peter Pan have elf ears?

he isn't a regular boy, are you nuts?

do regular boys fly around and chase pirates? and live on an island with a bunch of other boys by themselves?
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Old 07-09-2005, 05:42 PM   #6
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he isn't a regular boy, are you nuts?

do regular boys fly around and chase pirates? and live on an island with a bunch of other boys by themselves?
You sure about that? I thought he was a regular boy who got left in a park by either his nanny or his mother.
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Old 07-09-2005, 05:47 PM   #7
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he isn't a regular boy, are you nuts?

do regular boys fly around and chase pirates? and live on an island with a bunch of other boys by themselves?
Sounds like Nebor's fantasy.
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Old 07-09-2005, 05:50 PM   #8
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http://www.literature.org/authors/barri...dventures-of-peter-pan/chapter-01.html
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"He is Peter Pan, you know, mother."

At first Mrs. Darling did not know, but after thinking back into her childhood she just remembered a Peter Pan who was said to live with the fairies. There were odd stories about him, as that when children died he went part of the way with them, so that they should not be frightened. She had believed in him at the time, but now that she was married and full of sense she quite doubted whether there was any such person.

"Besides," she said to Wendy, "he would be grown up by this time."

"Oh no, he isn't grown up," Wendy assured her confidently, "and he is just my size." She meant that he was her size in both mind and body; she didn't know how she knew, she just knew it.
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The dream by itself would have been a trifle, but while she was dreaming the window of the nursery blew open, and a boy did drop on the floor. He was accompanied by a strange light, no bigger than your fist, which darted about the room like a living thing and I think it must have been this light that wakened Mrs. Darling.

She started up with a cry, and saw the boy, and somehow she knew at once that he was Peter Pan. If you or I or Wendy had been there we should have seen that he was very like Mrs. Darling's kiss. He was a lovely boy, clad in skeleton leaves and the juices that ooze out of trees but the most entrancing thing about him was that he had all his first teeth. When he saw she was a grown-up, he gnashed the little pearls at her.
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Mrs. Darling screamed, and, as if in answer to a bell, the door opened, and Nana entered, returned from her evening out. She growled and sprang at the boy, who leapt lightly through the window. Again Mrs. Darling screamed, this time in distress for him, for she thought he was killed, and she ran down into the street to look for his little body, but it was not there; and she looked up, and in the black night she could see nothing but what she thought was a shooting star.

She returned to the nursery, and found Nana with something in her mouth, which proved to be the boy's shadow. As he leapt at the window Nana had closed it quickly, too late to catch him, but his shadow had not had time to get out; slam went the window and snapped it off.

You may be sure Mrs. Darling examined the shadow carefully, but it was quite the ordinary kind.

Nana had no doubt of what was the best thing to do with this shadow. She hung it out at the window, meaning "He is sure to come back for it; let us put it where he can get it easily without disturbing the children."

But unfortunately Mrs. Darling could not leave it hanging out at the window, it looked so like the washing and lowered the whole tone of the house. She thought of showing it to Mr. Darling, but he was totting up winter great-coats for John and Michael, with a wet towel around his head to keep his brain clear, and it seemed a shame to trouble him; besides, she knew exactly what he would say: "It all comes of having a dog for a nurse."

She decided to roll the shadow up and put it away carefully in a drawer, until a fitting opportunity came for telling her husband. Ah me!
he is some kind of freak thing, like a ghost or farie ghost, i dunno
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Old 07-09-2005, 05:59 PM   #9
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hmmm...interesting. Can you find any bio of peter pan that talks about where he came from?
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Old 07-09-2005, 09:34 PM   #10
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Pick up a copy of The Little White Bird. It delves into the origins of Peter Pan. In short, however, he was a normal 4 year old boy (disney wrong on the age as well as the ears) who got left in the park, and was found by the faeries.
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Old 07-09-2005, 09:36 PM   #12
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Old 07-09-2005, 09:38 PM   #13
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His mom got it on with the elven milkman?
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Old 07-09-2005, 09:41 PM   #14
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PETER PAN LIKES SPANDEX
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Old 07-09-2005, 09:43 PM   #15
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Old 07-09-2005, 09:43 PM   #16
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He has vulcan ears, not elf ears.
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Somewhere, someplace Michael Jackson is f^pping to this...
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Because Peter Pan IS Jacko.
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Peter pan is a real boy but changed to inhuman when he moved to never never land
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