Lorraine is one of the main characters in the book called The Pigman.
This book is about two kids, Lorraine and her good friend John.
Lorraine has many different traits. One of her main traits is that she
is paranoid. She also is very shy and softspoken, but can be a comedian
Lorraine can be extremely paranoid about doing things that she hasn’t
done before. She won’t want to try something new unless it looks
perfectly safe. Not that it is a bad thing, just that a lot of times it
seems to get in the way of her having a good time. She seems to get
this from her mother, which is always worried about her daughter and
what boys might do to her. Lorraine’s mother worries that she is
wearing too short of dresses, or that the things that she wears are too
“sexual”. Even though Lorraine is quite paranoid, she doesn’t seem to
have a problem with ditching school. This is something that her and
John would do often after they met the Pigman, Mr. Pignati. It seemed
that she would never be the type to throw a party. It seemed in a way
that John convinced her into it in a way.
Lorraine can also be shy and softspoken. She never really stood up to
her mom or rebelled in any way like John did. When her and her mom got
into a fight, she was thinking about how she wanted to yell at her mom
and the next minute she was over at the table comforting her. This
showed that she did care about her mother, even if her mother was kind
of strict. She would go along with a lot of things that John said just
because she didn’t want to stand up to him. This showed that she didn’t
really have a backbone, and that she was easily pushed around.
Lorraine can also be a comedian. Her and John and Pigman would all
take turns entertaining eachother by dressing up or doing something
stupid, and she kept right up with them. She seemed to like to
entertain people, but she just had to be in the right mood.
She also was a real easy person to get along with. She bonded quickly
with Mr. Pignati and also with John. If she was a person in real life,
she would probably make a lot of friends.
Lorraine was a very well-writen and well planned out character. She
has problems just like a real person, which made her a more true to life
person. The way that she interacted with the other characters in the
book also made her more realistic, making the total outcome of the book
a real plus.