The Pigman Setting


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What time period was 'The Pigman' set during?

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1. What borough of New York was 'The Pigman' set in?

2. Where do John and Lorraine go to with Mr. Pignati in The Pigman?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you a few short questions about the setting of Paul Zindel's novel, The Pigman. You'll need to know where and when the novel is set and understand how the book reflects certain aspects of its time period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Name the novel's time period and location
  • Remember where Lorraine and John go with Mr. Pignati
  • Identify aspects of the story's time period that are reflected in The Pigman

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice applying the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about The Pigman to tell where John and Lorraine go with Mr. Pignati
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the time period when the novel is set
  • Reading comprehension - be sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the setting of The Pigman

Additional Learning

Review the related lesson called The Pigman Setting for more information. Studying this lesson can help you:

  • Define setting as a literary term
  • Understand how the book's setting contributes to the depth of the story
  • Learn what juxtaposes the decay of Mr. Pignati's life