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Franny and Zooey
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Franny and Zooey Characters
Meet the Cast
Franny's crisis and resolution is the heart of Franny and Zooey. To understand her character, we have to think about what makes her so upset, why she is upset, and how she manages to pull herself t...
A Window into the Glass Family Zooey Glass is an incredibly compelling, magnetic character. He's got a brain akin to da Vinci, a verbal wit like Shakespeare, a coolness factor on par with James Bon...
Bessie doesn't really seem as though she's the Glass children's mother. She doesn't share their cynicism, negativity, tendency to judge nearly everyone, verbal sparring skills, spiritual bent, or a...
A writer-in-residence at a girls' college, Buddy is the second-oldest Glass child and the somewhat hidden narrator of "Zooey." He admits his first-person self only during the brief and cryptic intr...
Seymour holds a number of Glass family superlatives: he was the oldest, "the most intricately calibrated," and "the best" and "most rewarding" to hear on "It's a Wise Child" (Zooey.4.73, Z.2.3). Bu...
Lane seems to be the epitome of the college-age intellectual that Franny detests. He rambles on and on about a paper he got an "A" on and name-drops the famous professors at his University. He knoc...
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