The Pigman - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

Lorraine begins the second chapter of their story with more explanation about why they are undertaking this project. She says:

"It's just that some very strange things have happened to us during the last few months, and we feel we should write them down while they're fresh in our minds. It's got to be written now before John and I mature and repress the whole thing."

Lorraine tells us a bit about John, and his quirky behavior. She says that he gets away with stuff because he is so handsome. He also drinks and smokes a lot for a teenager. Lorraine is concerned about this, and thinks that some of John's problems are because of his family. Lorraine reads about psychology and attempts to psychoanalyze John, and everyone else around her. She also hints at her own family problems.

Lorraine agrees with John's assessment of...

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