Ch 3: The Pigman Characters

About This Chapter

''The Pigman'' Characters chapter of this ''The Pigman'' Study Guide course is the most efficient way to study characters found in the young adult novel. This chapter uses simple and fun lessons that take about five minutes to complete, plus includes lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the essential concepts and characters in ''The Pigman''.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering characters in The Pigman will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the characters featured in this novel. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing and understanding details about John Conlan, Lorraine Jensen, Mr. Pignati, Bobo the Baboon and other characters in The Pigman
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with The Pigman Characters chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take The Pigman Characters chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the characters found in The Pigman for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:

  • Analysis of characters in the novel
  • Quotes and character descriptions of John Conlan and Lorraine Jensen
  • Examination of John and Lorraine's relationship
  • Similarities and differences between John and Lorraine
  • Mr. Pignati's characteristics and quotes
  • The role of Lorraine Jensen's mother and Bobo the Baboon

8 Lessons in Chapter 3: The Pigman Characters
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The Pigman Character Analysis

1. The Pigman Character Analysis

Paul Zindel's 'The Pigman' is a novel of growing up and loss. Its central characters, John, Lorraine, and Mr. Pignati, share a special bond, but their family and friends also influence their decisions. In this lesson, we will examine the characters in the novel.

The Pigman's John Conlan: Quotes & Character Description

2. The Pigman's John Conlan: Quotes & Character Description

John Conlan, one of the two narrators of ''The Pigman'' by Paul Zindel, is the kind of guy that needs to stand out of the crowd. In this lesson, we will discuss John's character by looking at some of his quotes from the novel.

The Pigman's Lorraine Jensen: Character Description & Quotes

3. The Pigman's Lorraine Jensen: Character Description & Quotes

Lorraine Jensen, one of the protagonists of Paul Zindel's novel, 'The Pigman', is just beginning to find out who she is as we are introduced to her in the book. In this lesson, we'll analyze her character and discover more about her through some quotes from the book.

John & Lorraine's Relationship in The Pigman

4. John & Lorraine's Relationship in The Pigman

In many ways, John and Lorraine's relationship is one of the defining elements of 'The Pigman'. In this lesson, we look at how it evolves throughout the book.

Compare & Contrast John & Lorraine in The Pigman

5. Compare & Contrast John & Lorraine in The Pigman

While the two protagonists of 'The Pigman', John and Lorraine, may grow closer throughout the books, and share some similarities, the fact is that the two are actually quite different, as this lesson demonstrates.

Mr. Pignati in The Pigman: Quotes & Characteristics

6. Mr. Pignati in The Pigman: Quotes & Characteristics

Teenagers John and Lorraine are forever changed after befriending Mr. Pignati, the Pigman in Paul Zindel's book ''The Pigman''. But who is Mr. Pignati? In this lesson, we'll learn some of the qualities that so affected the teenagers' lives.

Lorraine Jensen's Mother in The Pigman

7. Lorraine Jensen's Mother in The Pigman

In ''The Pigman'' by Paul Zindel, teenagers John and Lorraine view their relationship with Mr. Pignati as an opportunity to escape from their unhappy homes. In this lesson, we will learn more about Lorraine's relationship with her mother.

Bobo the Baboon in The Pigman

8. Bobo the Baboon in The Pigman

In 'The Pigman' by Paul Zindel, Mr. Pignati's best friend is the dirty, ill-tempered baboon at the zoo, Bobo. In this lesson, we will learn more about Bobo.

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