Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School Themes & Motifs

Jeff Kinney
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Family

Family is an important theme in the novel “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School” by Jeff Kinney. Family involves mutual love, compassion, loyalty towards, and emotional, spiritual, and physical support of individuals who may or may not be blood-related, but who still behave in the fashion of the traditional family unit. Family can be found consistently throughout the novel, and family affects the plot of the novel in various ways.

When the novel begins, Susan announces that her family is spending too much time with technology, and not enough time with each other. Greg disagrees, thinking his family spends more than enough time together. Susan goes on to get the town to voluntarily unplug for the weekend, so that more time may be spent with family, and so that the town park may be cleaned up. Susan’s desire for family time comes not from...

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