The Question and Answer section for The Catcher in the Rye is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Holden describes his parents as touchy.
They're quite touchy about anything like that, especially my father. They're nice and all--I'm not saying that--but they're also touchy as hell.
Holden's brother is a writer in Hollywood. He's got a lot of...
The is a Chapter Thirteen question. It was five dollars for a "throw".
"Uh huh. Well, how 'bout it? Y'innarested? Five bucks a throw. Fifteen bucks the whole night." He looked at his wrist watch. "Till noon. Five bucks a throw, fifteen bucks till...
Holden considers intellectual people, like his teachers, to be "phony". Holden regards himself as sincere and "smart" while other people tend to be pretending.