The Patimkins' maid.
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.
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.
Neil's cousin who first invited him to the country club swimming pool where he met Brenda.
The protagonist and narrator of the story.
The Little Boy
The little African-American boy, described by the outdated term "colored," who daily visits the library to look at the book of Gauguin paintings.
Neil's relative who does not appear in the story except as Neil and his aunt refer to him.
Neil's co-worker at the library whom he refers to as McRubberhands...
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