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Catcher in the Rye

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Characterizing Stradlater

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He went out of the room with his toilet kit and towel under his arm. No shirt on or anything. He always walked around in his bare torso because he thought he had a damn good build. He did, too. I have to admit it.

What does this passage reveal about Stradlater's character?

A

He cannot remember how to tie a tie, which indicates that he is not very bright.

B

He takes forever to get dressed and ready and as such, is always running late.

C

He is insecure about his appearance.

D

He is a narcissist and is vain.

E

Stradlater values Holden's opinion about his date outfit and hairstyle.