Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Quotes

Jeff Kinney
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For me, summer vacation is basically a three-month guilt trip.”
-- Greg (Chapter 1, Friday paragraph 1)

Importance: The quote reveals Greg’s mindset as summer begins; it indicates his level of self-awareness.

I can’t stop myself from reading it, and Dad can’t, either. I guess we just like seeing how bad it is.”
-- Greg (Chapter 3, Sunday paragraph 7)

Importance: This quote establishes the bond Greg and his father have; they may have difficulty relating to one another, but they share common ground.

Mom told me I had to read in my bedroom for twenty minutes yesterday, but the truth is, I just have trouble concentrating for long periods of time.”
-- Greg (Chapter 9, Friday paragraph 3)

Importance: This quote reveals why Greg is reluctant to be involved in his mom’s book club.

Rowley thought the holiday napkins were some kind of really fancy toilet paper, and he asked me if my family was rich.”
-- Greg (Chapter 11, Tuesday paragraph 3)

Importance: The quote demonstrates the humor used in the novel, but also shows the...

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