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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye

by

J. D. Salinger

 Table of Contents

Mrs. Morrow

Character Analysis

An attractive woman and a classmate's mother who Holden meets on the train. He spins some entertaining lies for her benefit, including a fake name of "Rudolf" and having a brain tumor. Holden also humors Mrs. Morrow by pretending her son is a quality guy, when Holden really can't stand her son.

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