The Catcher In The Rye

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    "Holden begins his story at Pencey Prep, an exclusive private school in (fictional) Agerstown, Pennsylvania, on the Saturday afternoon of the traditional football game with rival school Saxon Hall." — @bitofbritt
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    "Holden has been expelled and is not to return after Christmas break, which begins the following Wednesday." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "He goes to the home of his History teacher named Mr. Spencer to break the news, then returns to his dorm, which is quiet because most of the students are still at the football game." — @bitofbritt
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    "Wearing the new red hunting cap he bought while in New York City, he begins re-reading a book, but his reverie is temporary." — @bitofbritt
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    "First his dorm neighbor Ackley disturbs him, then later, he argues with his roommate, Stradlater, who fails to appreciate a composition that Holden wrote for him about Holden's late brother Allie's baseball glove." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "A womanizer, Stradlater has just returned from a date with Holden's old friend Jane Gallagher. Holden is distressed that Stradlater might have taken advantage of Jane." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Holden decides he has had enough of Pencey Prep and catches a train to New York City, where he plans to stay in a hotel until Wednesday, when his parents expect him to return home for New Years vacation." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "After observing the behavior of the "perverts" in the hotel room facing his, he struggles with his own sexuality. He states that although he has had opportunities to lose his virginity, the timing never felt right and he was always respectful when a girl" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Following an unpromising visit to Ernie's Nightclub in Greenwich Village, Holden agrees to have a prostitute, Sunny, visit his room" — @bitofbritt
  • Wishes with a side of ignorance.
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    "His attitude toward the girl changes the minute she enters the room; she seems about the same age as Holden. He becomes uncomfortable with the situation, and when he tells her that all he wants to do is talk, she leaves." — @bitofbritt
  • Haunted by the things i never said..
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    "Even though he still pays her for her time, she returns with her pimp, Maurice, and demands more money. Despite the fact that Sunny takes five dollars from Holden's wallet, Maurice punches Holden in the stomach." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "After a short sleep, Holden telephones Sally Hayes, a familiar date, and they agree to meet that afternoon to attend a play." — @bitofbritt
     
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  • Saint-Sulpice
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    "Holden leaves the hotel, checks his luggage at Grand Central Station and has a late breakfast. He meets two nuns, one an English teacher, with whom he discusses Romeo and Juliet." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Holden shops for a special record, "Little Shirley Beans," for his 10-year-old sister Phoebe" — @bitofbritt
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    "He spots a small boy singing "If a body catch a body coming through the rye", which somehow makes him feel less depressed." — @bitofbritt
     
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  • u will be okay here don't worry
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    "Holden impulsively invites Sally to run away with him to the wilderness. She declines and her response deflates Holden's mood" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Throughout the novel, Holden has been worried about the ducks in the lagoon at Central Park. He tries to find them but only manages to break Phoebe's record in the process." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Exhausted physically, mentally and financially, he heads home to see his sister." — @bitofbritt
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    "he sneaks into his parents' apartment while they are out, to visit his younger sister—and close friend—Phoebe, the only person with whom he seems to be able to communicate." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Holden shares a fantasy he has been thinking about. He pictures himself as the sole guardian of thousands of children playing an unspecified 'game' in a huge rye field on the edge of a cliff. His job is to catch the children if,they come close to falling" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Because of this misinterpretation, Holden believes that to be the "catcher in the rye" means to save children from losing their innocence." — @bitofbritt
     
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  • a heart's a heavy burden
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    "When his parents come home, Holden slips out and visits his former and much-admired English teacher, Mr. Antolini, who offers advice on life along with a place to sleep for the night" — @bitofbritt
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    "Holden is upset when he wakes up in the night to find Mr. Antolini patting his head in a way that he regards as "flitty" (homosexual). Confused and uncertain, he leaves and spends his last afternoon wandering the city" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Holden makes the decision that he will head out west and live as a deaf-mute. When he mentions these plans to his little sister on Monday morning, she wants to go with him." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Holden declines her offer, which upsets Phoebe, so Holden decides not to leave after all." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "He tries to cheer her up by taking her to the Central Park Zoo, and as he watches her ride the zoo's carousel, he is filled with happiness and joy at the sight of Phoebe riding in the rain" — @bitofbritt
     
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  • i wish i had a zest for life
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    "At the conclusion of the novel, Holden decides not to mention much about the present day, finding it inconsequential." — @bitofbritt
     
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  • T E E N A G E D H A R O L D
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    "He alludes to "getting sick" and living in a sanatorium, and mentions that he'll be attending another school in September" — @bitofbritt
  • HAPPY ACCIDENT
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    "He relates that he has been asked whether he will apply himself properly to his studies this time around and wonders whether such a question has any meaning before the fact." — @bitofbritt
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    "Holden says that he doesn't want to tell anything more, because surprisingly he has found himself missing two of his former classmates, Stradlater and Ackley, and even Maurice, the pimp who punched him" — @bitofbritt
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    "He warns the reader that telling others about their own experiences will lead them to miss the people who shared them." — @bitofbritt
     
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    "Quotes //" — @bitofbritt
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    "“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.”" — @bitofbritt
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    "“Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.”" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "“I am always saying "Glad to've met you" to somebody I'm not at all glad I met. If you want to stay alive, you have to say that stuff, though.”" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "“That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty, even if they're not much to look at, or even if they're sort of stupid, you fall in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. Girls. Jesus Christ."" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "“I like it when somebody gets excited about something. It's nice.”" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "“When you're dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery...." — @bitofbritt
     
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  • 欲望
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    "People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you're dead? Nobody.”" — @bitofbritt
     
    silly girl
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    "“The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.”" — @bitofbritt
     
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    "“I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It's awful. If I'm on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I'm going, I'm liable to say I'm going to the opera. It's terrible.”" — @bitofbritt
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    "“If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she's late?”" — @bitofbritt

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