Catcher In The Rye Chapter Summaries

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Chapter One "A Rough Start" I would call this chapter "A Rough Star". I say this because in this chapter Holden mention how he misses his brother D.B. who has moved to Hollywood to per sue his own career. He also talks about how he goes to a school called Pency Prep, but has flunked out because he has failed four out of five classes. This is very similar to his past school records at other schools, always finding a way to get kicked out. Reading all of this shows how Holden really didn't have much of a smooth start. Chapter Two "Life Is A Game" I would call this chapter "Life Is A Game". I say this because in this chapter Holden has a very notable conversation with one of his teachers Mr. Spencer. In this conversation Holden is at Mr. Spencer's house, and even though Mr. Spencer likes Holden he still failed him. Mr. Spencer tells Holden, "Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays…show more content…
When he gets there he wants to call someone but can't decide so he gets in a cab and goes to a hotel to spend the night. In the cab he asks the driver where do the ducks in Central Park go in the winter? This isn't the first or only time he mentions this through out the book. This seems to be a recurring idea or thought that Holden has which means it must have great significance. Chapter Ten "Three Women Are Clever" In this chapter Holden goes to the lounge room in his hotel to try and catch a drink. Even though he is underage he still trys to drink alcoholic beverages. While he is at this lounge he mets three women from Seattle, these women seem to be very obsessed with seeing movie stars. They take Holden flirty presence as a joke, and don't really hold a conversation with him. They know he is too young to drink because he is drinking coke. But the cleverly get him to pay for all of there drinks which came out to a lot of money. Chapter Eleven "It Started As

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