by J.D. Salinger
Meet the Cast
It can be difficult to decide just what to make of Teddy McArdle. On the one hand, he's a rather adorable, precocious ten-year-old boy. On the other hand, he's a spiritual guru who knows more about...
Nicholson is a young teacher (possibly still in graduate school) who, having heard of Teddy by reputation, seeks the boy out on board the ship. He is a contrast to Teddy in that his character is dr...
Mr. and Mrs. McArdle
Mr. and Mrs. McArdle are basically caricatures of American tourists. In particular, Mr. McArdle's character is an exaggeration of a stereotypical consumerist, loud American. Essentially all his dia...