2 Chapter 11 Memories of Jane Ernie the piano player Impression these memories give of Holden?Jane – shows his caring sideInexperience with girlsLinks with theme of innocence
3 Chapter 12 Cab driver – Horwitz – conversation about ducks Do you think you know what this is symbolizing yet? Think about themes we discussedIn Ernie’s – Lillian SimmonsHow does Holden behave at this time?What does Lillian do that winds him up?
4 Chapter 13 Walks back to hotel – What is Holden thinking about? What kind of mood is he in / how is he feeling?Depressed Why?Maurice (the elevator man) asks if Holden wants a prostitute for $5What are Holden’s feelings about having agreed to this?
5 Chapter 13 How does he behave before she arrives? Pacing changing shirtWhat does he do answering the door?Falls over the suitcaseWhat does this tell us?Preoccupied
6 Chapter 13 Sunny takes her dress off How does Holden respond? EmbarrassedNervousUncomfortableAsks to just talkLiesCalls off the deal, but offers to pay anywaySunny charges $10 – Holden refuses to give more
7 Chapter 14Holden thinks about Allie, goes to bed, thinks about Jesus and the BibleMaurice and Sunny returnMaurice starts to rough up Holden to get the extra $5How does Holden respond / feel?Responds by refusingOut of his depthBoy in a man’s worldWhat is the result of this?Maurice steals the money and punches HoldenHow is Holden left feeling?
8 Characterisation - Holden Think about the position Holden is in at this point in the bookEveryone he has met, tried to engage with has left him feeling lower and lowerFind a quote that sums up Holden’s feelings at this time‘What I really felt like, though, was committing suicide. I felt like jumping out the window.’
9 Characterisation - Holden What is his reasoning for not going through with this? (pg 94)‘I didn’t want a bunch of rubbernecks looking at me when I was all gory.’What does this tell us about Holden?Concerned about others opinion of him