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.
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...
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