This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Carlota - The Patimkins' maid.
Harriet Ehrlich - She is described as a young lady singularly unconscious of a motive in others or herself. All is surface, and she seemed a perfect match for Ron and the Patimkins.
Aunt Gladys - Neil's relative who is indirectly critical of his relationship with Brenda, based on her awareness of the vast socioeconomic class differences between the families.
Doris Klugman - Neil's cousin who first invited him to the country club swimming pool where he met Brenda.
Neil Klugman - The protagonist and narrator...
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