A new arrival on the ward whose parents have sent her to McLean because she is their family’s “designated hitter”—the one individual upon whom everyone pins their own craziness. She is an amphetamine addict who fears returning to her home in Mexico and dying there from an overdose. Torrey’s parents eventually come to Boston to collect her and bring her home to meet her fate, while her fellow patients fret about what will become of her once she returns to Mexico.
Torrey Character Timeline in Girl, Interrupted
The timeline below shows where the character Torrey appears in Girl, Interrupted. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 23: Bare Bones