Teddy
Teddy
by J.D. Salinger

What’s Up With the Title?

Teddy is the name of our protagonist, known more formally as Theodore McArdle. As the central character and focus of the story, he's a fitting source for the title. For a discussion of the name "Teddy" itself, check out "Character Clues." For a discussion of Teddy's role as protagonist, see "Character Roles."

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