The Pigman Character Analysis


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Which of the following characters from The Pigman hates men because of a bad experience?

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1. Which of the following characters from The Pigman began as a shallow character that relied on looks to get by, but developed into a more thoughtful, albeit unconventional person?

2. Why is Norton from The Pigman considered an outcast?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these questions to quickly discover how much you know about the characters in the novel The Pigman. You will be asked about their actions and motivations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll see what you know about:

  • Why Norton is considered an outcast
  • Which character hates men because of her experiences
  • The character whose nickname is Bore

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as which character wishes to become a writer one day
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what character's nickname is Bore
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about why Norton is considered an outcast

Additional Learning

More in depth information on the characters of this novel is provided in the lesson titled The Pigman Character Analysis. It will cover topics like:

  • What drives Mr. Pignati's kindness to John and Lorraine
  • Why John's mother supports his father's treatment of John
  • Which character holds the record for the telephone marathon game