The Catcher in the Rye: Character List

The Catcher in the Rye: Character List

Holden
The protagonist and narrator of the book. Holden tells his story from a mental hospital in California. Has extreme character issues and dislikes however yet is a phony.
Phoebe
Holden’s ten year old sibling and his most relied on link to his household.
Allie
Holden’s younger sibling who dies on July 18, 1946 when he was eleven and Holden was thirteen.
D.B.
Holden’s older sibling. As soon as a terrific short-story author, Holden feels that he has offered out to hollywood
Mom
Holden’s mother appears briefly in the novel by appearing in chapter twenty three to examine Phoebe throughout Holden’s secret visit.
Charlene
The Caufield’s housemaid.
Mr. Antolini
Holden’s preferred instructor while at Elkton Hills, he is now an Englishinstructor at New York City University. His behavior at Antolini’s apartment disturbs Holden. This Behavior consists of stroking Holden’s hair in the middle of the night, Holden henceforth leaves and sleeps at Grand Central Station
Lillian Antolini
Mr. Antolini’s older better half.
Mr. Spencer
An elderly history teacher at Pencey Prep, he may guys well however tends toward pontificating. He forces Holden to read his “paper” on Ancient Egypt
Mrs. Spencer
The history professor’s other half is understood for her generosity and hot chocolate.
Mr. Vinson
Holden’s speech instructor at Pencey.
Sally Hayes
Holden’s date to a matinee on Sunday is attractive however shallow and artificial.
Ward Stradlater
Holden’s roomie at Pencey is good-looking however vain and a boorish womanizer.,
Jane Gallagher
Holden likes to keep in mind Jane as a sensitive, innocent girl with a special method to checkers. She is Stradlater’s date Saturday night, which troubles Holden.
Robert Ackley
Holden’s dorm next-door neighbor at Pencey.
James Castle
a trainee at Elkton Hills, he leaps to his death (due to an incient of teasing)
Mrs. Morrow
The mom of Holden’s contemptible schoolmate, Ernest. Holden informs her that her kid is terrific and says he is ________ __________ which is actullaly the jantors name.
Sunny
A teenage woman of the street at the Edmount Hotel.
Maurice
Pimp. Sunny’s pimp.
Bernice, Marty, and Laverne
Three thirtyish travelers from Seattle.
Lillian Simmons
All bust and no brains, she and her date ask Holden to sit with them at dinner. She used to date D.B.

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