– Analysis Of John Conlan Essay Research Paper
John Conlan is a main character in the book The Pigman. He
doesn’t act think and have a social reputation as many people might
think. He is a sophomore in high school. He is about six feet tall and has
blue eyes. He has long brown hair he’s skinny and many people think he
is handsome. His eyes are large and they are the kind that stares right
John drinks and smokes more than anybody (John’s best friend
Lorraine thinks). He also curses way too much in Lorraines eyes. She
thinks he acts bad because he craves attention because his family really
doesn’t care about him. He once as a freshman was nicknamed the
bathroom bomber because he set off bombs that would explode and go
every where in the boys bathroom. Once he got over that he organized a
fruit roll. On Wednesdays was when at his school they sold small rotten
apple he would tell everyone to buy one and in the class when he gave
the signal everyone would roll their apples toward the teacher.
John doesn’t like school all that much he gets very bored and never
wants to go.
John is not at all compassionate except for when he is around Lorraine.
He doesn’t care about how much he smokes and drinks. John is the kind
of kid who doesn’t care about anything and won’t mind taking money or
items that he shouldn’t have.
Lorraine believes that John has compassion deep inside of him.
She also believes that John family is the source problem of all his
problems. Most people think he is all trouble. Many people realize that
he drinks and smokes too much for his age.
John has a couple problems with how he acts how he feels and
what other people think about him. We will see if throughout the book
any of those problems become resolved and John becomes a better
person because of that.