Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Shmoop only wishes we... Miss Jennifer Honey was a mild and quiet person who never raised her voice and was seldom seen to... Oh boy. He's primarily important in... A few other teachers play minor parts in Matilda. We mean smart on smart. Ms. Honey on the other hand is dynamic character since in the end of the story; she learned how to fight for her right as a person. She took revenge on them secretly. ( Log Out /  Matilda (1996) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The Trunchbull. (Those sentences inside the quotation marks “” are the exact sentences from the book). Matilda. By entering your email address you agree to receive emails from Shmoop and verify that you are over the age of 13. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. We meet him, and then we forget him. Unlike her other family members, who are selfish and dull, Matilda is a precocious child with a love of books and a high aptitude for mathematics. | She leaved the school without a notice so that they will not have the idea of the story behind what happened on Matilda’s class that Thursday afternoon. | | ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  Girl, you are so smart. Company Credits For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Maybe she did not want the whole school to find out that she is Ms. Honey’s heartless aunt who stole her house and money. She became more open to others especially to Matilda. They are the worst of the worst parents ever! Matilda Wormwood is the main character in the story, and of the Matilda characters she is (by far) the most likable. Create a free website or blog at The author even described her as “child-genius and prodigy”. (as Kathy Lynn Barbour), additional hair stylist (as Jo An Phillips), executive in charge of production (uncredited), art department coordinator (as Conny Boettger), construction coordinator (as Walton Hadfield), assistant sound editor (as Kimberly McCord), coordinator: Cinesite (as Ariana Aguilar), senior technical animator: Metrolight Studios, digital effects artist: Metrolight Studios/Pacific Title Digital, visual effects consultant (as Micheal J. McAlister), visual effects executive producer: MetroLight Studios, gyrosphere technician: blue screen unit (uncredited), visual effects producer: post production (uncredited), executive in charge of production: MetroLight Studios (uncredited), technical assistant: MetroLight Studios (uncredited), first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Lydia Smith), assistant location manager (as Gregory Alpert), conductor (uncredited) / music producer (uncredited), transportation coordinator (as James Talyor), production assistant (as David Bernstein), production office coordinator (as Deborah Schwab), assistant to production supervisor (as Sandra Shimooka). Shmoop only wishes we... Miss Honey. Thank goodness Matilda meets Mrs. Phelps at the library! He's the slightly older boy who steals some of the Trunchbull's cake and is punished... Matilda's brother is, well, barely there. Oh boy. Despite the Trunchbull's comment that small girls are more evil than small boys—"'a bad... Fred is Matilda's neighbor and friend, a boy about her own age. They went to Spain so that they can escape the punishment that would be given to Mr. Wormwood. COMPARISON WITH OTHER CHARACTERS FROM ANOTHER LITERATURE: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Matilda, Matilda, Matilda. Worse they even allowed Matilda to stay and live with Ms. Honey. Change ). For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. As for Matilda’s parent, still they continued to be horrible parents. Mrs. Trunchbull until the end of the story did not apologise for what she had done wrong, and though it is not stated in the book, I think she left the house and the school not just because she’s frightened but also to protect herself from shame. Matilda is the titular character and the protagonist of Roald Dahl’s Matilda. Mr. Trilby is basically the vice principal, and... © 2020 Shmoop University Inc | All Rights Reserved | Privacy | Legal. 1 Early Skills 2 Powers and Abilities 3 Personality 4 Trivia 5 See also One and a half years old - Linguistic skill and vocabulary on par with that of an adult's (called a "noisy chatterbox" by her parents and told sharply that little girls should be "seen and not heard"). Unfulfilled and neglected by her family, Matilda often comes up with pranks to “punish” her parents. ~ANALYSIS OF IMPORTANT CHARACTERS~ (Those sentences inside the quotation marks “” are the exact sentences from the book) Matilda Wormwood (Protagonist)- She is an extraordinary five and a half year old little girl who happens to have intelligence far from her age and from others. Matilda is their child and even if Matilda wants to live with Ms. Honey, they should not allow her to be far from them. I consider Matilda as a Static Character in the story. (as Phoebe Pearl), Female Sticky Contestant #1 Matilda Wormwood is the titular protagonist of the 1988 novel and 1996 film adaptation of the same name. ( Log Out /  Finally, a sane adult who doesn't treat... Mrs. Wormwood, Matilda's mother, is one of the villains in the books, but she pales in comparison... Hortensia is the older girl that Matilda and Lavender meet during one of their first recess... Poor Bruce. Girl, you are so smart. Matilda, Matilda, Matilda. How can they do that? We mean smart on smart. At the beginning of the novel, we are introduced to Matilda as a 4 1/2-years old who possesses an intellect far above her years. | In fact, we... Amanda is in the wrong place at the wrong time, with the wrong hairstyle. Mrs. Trunchbull is a Static Character too as well as Matilda’s parents. Filming & Production Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Official Sites Characters from Roald Dahl's 1988 book Matilda, its film adaptation and its musical adaptation. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Release Dates She can now speak what’s on her mind without being afraid that something bad might happen to her. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, Miss Honey - 5 Years If there's a shortlist of fictional characters we wouldn't want to run into in a dark... Mr. Wormwood Her feelings and thoughts on her parents as well as to Mrs. Trunchbull did not change until the end.