Jeff Kinney Writing Styles in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Jeff Kinney
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Point of View

The point of view for The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is from that of a middle-school aged boy: Greg Heffley. The book is told from a first-person narrative, via diary entries. Greg is the middle child and has both an older and a younger brother.

Greg is frequently frustrated by his relationships with other people, but in particular with his parents. He doesn’t relate well with his mother, but his relationship with his father is notably distant. They are similar in personality which likely contributes to their difficulty in connecting with each other. Greg doesn’t have a lot of friends. His relationship with Rowley is strained repeatedly throughout the book, and Greg fails to recognize any culpability he might have in the strained relationship.

Greg tends to be a selfish and self-centered character. He doesn’t always make choices that...

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