Pippi Longstocking is a beloved character who causes havoc. She doesn't mind getting into trouble. This character enjoys adventure, misbehaves constantly, and even has a bad temper. Even her appearance (wild red hair, and many freckles) help the reader/viewer see that she isn't a mild-mannered character She is not elegant or compliant. Pippi picking her nose is an act that is considered gross and unladylike, and yet young girls of the current generation girls adore her.