Everything you need to understand or teach My Darling, My Hamburger by Paul Zindel.
My Darling, My Hamburger is Paul Zindel's novel of teenage angst set in the late 1960s. The story focuses on four friends, Liz Carstensen, Sean Collins, Maggie Tobin and Dennis Holowitz, an unlikely foursome, who as seniors in high school face some dramatic life changes as their lives transition into adulthood.
Liz and Maggie are unlikely friends, since Liz is pretty, popular with boys and comes from a family with money. Liz has a sarcastic demeanor, which belies her troubled home life, and Maggie takes the brunt of Liz's volatile moods. Maggie is not as pretty or graceful as Liz is, and she is happy to play a supporting role to Liz because she can be moderately popular by association. Sean is also a popular student whose family life is similar to Liz in that he comes from a family with money but no real emotional support. Dennis's life mirrors... View more of the My Darling, My Hamburger Summary
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