In the truth, since that the world is world always had people with deficiency. But, nor always these people were considered members of the productive society, without rights and desolate they looked informal ways for its survival. I break up it leaves clearly that exactly with the difference between its brothers soldadinho reveals firm in its position, remaining itself integrated between the people. In a store of toys it had a cardboard box with twenty and five soldadinhos of lead, all iguaizinhos, therefore they had been made with the same mold. But one of them was perneta: as it are the last one to be casting, lacked lead to complete to another leg. But soldadinho perneta soon learned to be in foot on the only leg and it did not make ugly to the side of the brothers.
(ANDERSEN, 2000, p.64) As well as all the literary composition, the story is surrounded of symbolic elements. The lead where the hero of the narrative was molded represents the beginning of the evolution and of the incorruptibilidade. It symbolizes But soldadinho perneta soon learned to be in foot on the only leg and it did not make ugly to the side of the brothers But is clearly that it does not go to want for husband to me, So elegant, so pretty.It must be a princess. I? Nor handle I am, living creature in a cardboard box. p.65). The author practically brings tona conflicts in all the story. The social differences are impregnated in century XIX in the Denmark, where the wars destruam the economy and increased the contrasts between the classrooms of minor purchasing power and the nobility. We notice that soldadinho admires the dancer for having something with it in common, lacks a leg to it, with this we perceive its situation of discomfort, without a leg, alone, but when it appears to the dancer it starts to fantasiar a possible world for its condition of deficiency.