Dog Man (Dav Pilkey) Symbols & Objects

Dav Pilkey
This Study Guide consists of approximately 49 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Dog Man.
This section contains 421 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Dog Man (Dav Pilkey) Study Guide

Petey

Petey is the symbolic arch enemy of good, though he is usually just stupid instead of actually evil.

The Cops

The police officers are the symbolic good guys of the novels, including Dog Man. The reader fully expects the police to win every battle against the villains.

Firing the Chief

The Mayor's decision to fire the Chie is symbolic of the fact that she is an evil mayor with an evil plan.

The Chief's Hat

The Chief's hat is symbolic of the person in charge of the police. When a new Mayor arrives with plans to name someone as Chief, the Mayor is carrying the Chief's hat. This indicates he is planning to literally put it on the person he chooses as Chief. Dog Man runs away with the hat and hands it to the Chief, which puts the Chief back into the position of authority...

(read more)

This section contains 421 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Dog Man (Dav Pilkey) Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Dog Man (Dav Pilkey) from BookRags. (c)2020 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.