* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
On the Road

On the Road

by Jack Kerouac

Rickey

Character Analysis

Rickey is Terry’s brother and a firm believer of not doing anything today that can be put off until tomorrow (such as earning enough money to not starve to death). He’s the proponent of the mañana mantra.

Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement