What reading level is the Pigman?
|Interest Level||Reading Level||Word Count|
|Grades 7 – 12||Grades 5 – 12||35766|
What is the main problem in the Pigman?
Conflict Against Loneliness
For much of the novel, it is one that Mr. Pignati feels most. After all, due to time he has lost a great deal, and now has to fight loneliness, even by pretending to believe Lorraine and John about the charity.
Is the Pigman Mr. Pignati?
Angelo Pignati (The Pigman) – an elderly widower who lives in a messy house in John and Lorraine’s neighborhood. His nickname comes from his last name, as well as his vast collection of ceramic pigs. Lonely since the death of his wife, his friendship with John and Lorraine fills a void in his life.