$400 Symbols What is it about the museum that makes Holden feel happy when he visits?
$400 Symbols What is Holden likes that the exhibits never change, they remain the same. The only thing that changes, he says, is you. The museum also reminds Holden of a happier time.
$500 Symbols The ducks in Central Park represent Holden’s feelings of ___________
$500 Symbols What is… being stuck and unable to move forward Protection- he wants to protect those who are helpless
$100 Quotes.. I’m standing on the edge of some crazy cliff. What I have to do, I have to catch everybody if they start to go over the cliff—I mean if they’re running and they don’t look where they’re going I have to come out from somewhere and catch them. That’s all I’d do all day. I’d just be the catcher in the rye and all.”
$200 Miscellaneous Who does Holden call in the phone booth in Penn Station?
$200 Miscellaneous Who is Holden calls no one, as he cannot think of anyone to call, despite being in the phone booth for about ½ hour.
$300 Miscellaneous Who does Holden visit with just before returning home? Describe this interaction.
$300 Miscellaneous Who is Mr. Antolini, who offers advice/comfort, but also “pets” Holden while he sleeps. Holden is offended by this and leaves Mr. Antolini's apartment in the middle of the night. Holden thinks Mr. Antolini is being inappropriate.
$400 Miscellaneous Explain the motif of Holden’s loneliness in NYC. (3-5 examples)
$400 Miscellaneous What is… 1. Holden spends 20 minutes in the phone booth looking for someone to call when he arrives in Penn Station. 2. Hiring a prostitute to keep him company. 3. Invites several cab drivers to join him for a drink. 4. Holden's desire to see Phoebe. 5. Holden's constant worry about the ducks.
$500 Miscellaneous Holden giving Spencer an excuse that he has to leave to get his equipment from the gym indicates a motif of _________?
$500 Miscellaneous What is avoidance of reality= Holden is uncomfortable with dealing with the reality of him failing out of another school.