The Pigman - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

John Conlan and Lorraine Jensen begin recanting the tale of The Pigman by signing an "oath" wherein they declare that they will record the facts surrounding their acquaintance with Mr. Angelo Pignati. John and Lorraine are sophomores at Franklin High School in New York when they meet Mr. Pignati, and they share a few months of their lives in this book, explaining their relationships with each other and this special adult friend of theirs. John writes the first chapter, and explains that he and Lorraine are writing this book on a typewriter in the school library, under the watchful eye of the librarian, Miss Reillen. John explains that they call Miss Reillen "the Cricket" because of the sound her nylons make when they rub together under her too-tight skirts. The Pigman is full of details like this, explaining the origination of nicknames, and...

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