Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Symbols & Objects

Jeff Kinney
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The Fish

The fish symbolizes that Greg can be responsible, but is easily influenced or distracted as when Rodrick’s fish is dumped in with his and Greg’s fish is consumed.

The Muddy Hand

The muddy hand from the horror film symbolizes Greg’s fear of the irrational and he tempers it with rational thought.

The Smoothies

The smoothies at the country club symbolize Greg’s lack of understanding of money and consequence.

The High Dive

The high dive symbolizes how Greg gets thrust into situations he might not be ready for.

The Photographs

The photographs symbolize perspective and that Greg may eventually choose to see the good things that happened to him over the summer instead of focusing on the bad.

The Dog

The dog symbolizes affection, which both Greg and his father have trouble expressing.

Mrs. Canfield's Lawn

Mrs. Canfield’s lawn symbolizes Greg...

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