This character is a sensitive yet jaded and cynical sixteen-year-old who is expelled from Pencey Prep and suffers a mental breakdown at the end of the novel.
This character is a pimply and insecure student at Pencey Prep with little understanding of social cues.
This character is a confident and popular student at Pencey Prep, but is called both a “secret slob” and “sexy bastard” by the narrator.
This character became the narrator’s crush after they spent a summer together in Maine.
This character is only ten-years-old but seems to understand the narrator better than anyone, and lends a beautiful, childhood innocence to the novel.
This character, who loved baseball and wrote poems in green ink, died of leukemia three years before the start of The Catcher in the Rye.
This character wrote a...
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