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Teddy

Teddy

by J.D. Salinger

Analysis: 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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