Paul Zindel | Critical Essay by Zena Sutherland

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Paul Zindel.
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Critical Essay by Zena Sutherland

[In Pardon Me, You're Stepping on My Eyeball! two] members of a high school therapy group run by the school psychologist grope toward real friendship and understanding, in a story that is ebulliently zany, at times seeming exaggerated, at times very funny. Edna is withdrawn, resisting her mother's constant nagging about getting a date; "Marsh" Mellow is a borderline psychotic who tries to convince Edna to help him rescue his father, whose letters he produces…. Marsh and Edna have several wild experiences (a house party at which most of the adolescent guests have stripped, and at which the house burns down) before the final escapade, in which Marsh coaxes Edna to run off with him to help save his father. Their car is wrecked, and the two land in a cemetery where Marsh admits, for the first time, that...

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