2Chapter 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
3Chapter 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?
4Chapter 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?
5Chapter 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
6Chapter 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
7Chapter 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?
8Characterisation - 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.’
9Characterisation - 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