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The Catcher in the Rye: Chapter 8-11

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Holden is sitting alone on a train to New York when an attractive older woman boards and sits beside him. Noticing the Pencey sticker on Holden’s suitcase, she asks if he knows her son, Ernest Morrow. 912 more words

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The Catcher in the Rye: Chapter 6-7

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Holden, fully aware of his roommate’s sexual tendencies, anxiously awaits Stradlater’s return from his date with Jane Gallagher. When he comes back, Holden expresses his irritation towards him, tearing up the composition he wrote for him and lighting a cigarette in the dorm, which he knows Stradlater does not like. 691 more words

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The Catcher in the Rye: Chapters 3-4

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After fabricating an excuse to get out of old Spencer’s house, Holden returns to his dorm, located in the Ossenburger Memorial Wing. Oddly enough, he waits until he gets to his dorm room to put on a red hunting cap that he bought from New York earlier in the day. 869 more words

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The Catcher in the Rye: Chapter 1

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In the first chapter of The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger introduces us to the witty, sarcastic character of Holden Caulfield. Holden begins by giving us very brief, shallow descriptions of his parents, his brother, and his current whereabouts; he is uninterested in discussing his personal life. 789 more words

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I know I don’t need to double, but I’m going to anyway.
“What I have to do, I have to catch everybody if they start to go off the…That’s all I do all day. 124 more words

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The Despair of No More Salinger

As I finished the last few sentences of “Teddy”-The final short story in J.D. Salinger’s collection Nine Stories- I was left with an immediate spiral of emotions.   373 more words

What the starets said

You don’t even have to think about what you’re saying, the starets said. All you have to have in the beginning is quantity. Then, later on, it becomes quality all by itself.

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