Holden then goes to visit Mr. Spencer's continued voicing of those missteps is nothing but irritating and senseless. When he refuses, she returns with Maurice. He just cannot relate to anyone except for his kid sister Phoebe. Anyone who needs help understanding the chapter summaries of The Catcher in the Rye will benefit from the lessons in this chapter.
She demands ten dollars anyway, but Holden believes that he only owes five based on the earlier deal. Chapter 16: Holden buys theater tickets for his date with Sally. The play seems stupid, the audience admiring the famous actors Lanta, nightmarish. His comfort is upset when he wakes up in the night to find Mr. They have a good talk, but Holden leaves in a hurry when he thinks his host makes a sexual advance on him.
As a result, he still can't make a good fist with his hand. He immediately excuses himself and heads to , where he spends the rest of the night. Holden pretends to agree with what he hears, but actually thinks Mr. During his absence, Holden writes about Allie', his brother's, baseball mitt and mentions how he died of leukemia. Chapter Summaries: 24-26 Chapter 24: Holden arrives at Mr. Holden hides and then sneaks out.
Holden hopes to stay with Mr. Holden rips it up and smokes a cigarette to annoy his roommate. Antolini in bad intentions, Holden leaves his house and spends the night at Grand Central station. Morrow about how popular and well-respected her son is at Pencey— actually Ernest is loathed by the other boys. He visits his elderly history teacher, Spencer, to say goodbye, but when Spencer tries to reprimand him for his poor academic performance, Holden becomes annoyed. He dances with three women at the next table who laugh at him and see through his lies and attempts to appear older.
The narrator, Holden, stops his story here. Holden, however, is too nervous to do anything. She dismisses his idea of going to Colorado. He buys her a record. Ward goes for a date with Jane Gallagher, a friend of Holden. Antolini, his favorite former teacher.
Holden decides to leave Pencey early. Then he goes to the lagoon in Central Park, where he used to watch the ducks as a child. He sneaks in, still not prepared to face his parents, and finds his 10-year-old sister, Phoebe. After reaching to New York, he is puzzled by the thought of whom to call. As Luce grows more frustrated, Holden downplays Luce's feelings, believing that Luce simply doesn't want to talk because he needs to be in control of everything and that, as someone who prides himself on being the smartest person in the room, that Luce 'was afraid somebody'd say something smarter than Luce had. Plot summary The follows Holden's experiences in in the days following his expulsion from Pencey Prep, a fictional in. Next on Holden's visiting list is Mr.
Still, when Holden enters Mr. Holden and Luce meet at the Wicker Bar in the Seton Hotel. Holden is appreciative outwardly, but inwardly he blows off Mr. In its lobby, he meets three women tourists from Seattle and dances with them; but, contrary to his expectations, dancing is all he gets. Prepare to meet the icon of teenage rebellion: Holden Caulfield.
This has an effect on how he cannot proceed to adulthood. He tries to chat with Ackley for company, but ends up so fed up with everyone and everything that he decides to leave Pencey, right then and there. They never want to discuss anything serious unless they feel like it. He takes her to the zoo, where he watches her ride the carousel. Another clash ends with another defeat of the hero.