About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering literary analysis components of The Pigman will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about this story. 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 the point of view and symbolism present in The Pigman
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (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 Literary Analysis 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 Literary Analysis chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any English question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about The Pigman for a standard English course. Topics covered include:
- The themes present in The Pigman
- Conflicts that are found in this book
- The point of view in this novel
- Symbolism present in The Pigman
1. The Pigman Themes
Ultimately, 'The Pigman' tackles a number of themes that are not necessarily characteristic for the young adult genre. In this lesson, we'll take a look at the themes that runs through the novel.
2. Conflict in The Pigman
Conflict abounds in 'The Pigman', even if very little of it happens between the three primary characters. That said, these characters still have plenty of conflict with the rest of the world. That's what we'll be looking at in this lesson.
3. Point of View in The Pigman
'The Pigman' is a classic young adult novel by Paul Zindel, originally published in 1968. Zindel's use of point of view reinforces the themes of the story.
4. Symbolism in The Pigman
In 'The Pigman', a number of symbols are used to help the reader better appreciate the story. From symbols about Mr. Pignati's past to the constraints all the characters are found in, these symbols help to further explain the story. In this lesson, we'll be looking at some of major symbols in the novel.
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