The Pigman | Critical Essay by Zena Sutherland

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of The Pigman.
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Critical Essay by Zena Sutherland

[The protagonists of The Pigman, John and Lorraine,] have two great bonds: they are both in conflict with their parents Paul Zindel 1936–Paul Zindel 1936– © 1983 Martha Swopeand they both have capricious and inventive minds. Out of this comes their friendship with an elderly man they call the Pigman (his name is Pignati and he collects china pigs) whom they met when pretending to be collecting for a charity. They are not criminal, but John and Lorraine have the pliant amorality of the young. Mr. Pignati comes home from the hospital to find a wild party going on; shocked by his young friends' behavior, the trusting and loving Pigman succumbs to a stroke. For John and Lorraine, "there was no one to blame anymore … And there was no place to hide … Our life would be what we made...

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