Dog Man (Dav Pilkey) - Dog Man: Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 opens with five panels depicting Harold and George introducing one of the early comics, “Book ' Em, Dog Man.” The boys' teacher, Ms. Construde, was so upset by the comic that she sent letters home to Harold's and George's mother. They include one of the letters in the introduction. Ms. Construde berates the boys for their “creative streaks” (112) and their repeated references to feces, nudity, violence, and smoking.

Petey, who is in cat jail again, is angry that Dog Man continues to win over every evil plan. One day, he sits on the seesaw and has another cat jump on the other end, launching Petey over the wall of the jail. Petey wants to find out why Dog Man is so smart. He sees Dog Man reading. Using his “Smartometer” (116), Petey realizes that reading makes Dog Man smart. Petey decides...

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