Seymour Glass - This character is a young soldier who is hospitalized as a result of mental health issues.
Muriel Glass - This character is presented as being somewhat shallow and more concerned with material goods and sleeping.
Muriel's Mother - This character is the voice of worry and speaks equally about harsh realities, such as a person's mental health and fashion trends.
Sybil Carpenter - This character befriends a former soldier at the seaside hotel and learns about bananafish.
Eloise - This character moves from Boise, Idaho to attend college in New York. This character does not finish college and now lives in suburban Connecticut.
Mary Jane - This character is married briefly and is presented as being somewhat flighty, but seemingly has great freedom.
Ramona - This character is an only child and has an imaginary friend.
Grace - This character is a maid who...
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