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The Pigman

The Pigman

by Paul Zindel

John's Mother

Character Analysis

John's mother is, he tells us, a "disinfectant fanatic" (3). All she does, it seems, is clean, clean, clean. She deals with the tension between John and his father by either ignoring it or suggesting that John go to a friend's house, so as not to aggravate his father (7).

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