The Catcher in the Rye

by: J. D. Salinger

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quick Quiz

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What characterizes “a phony,” according to Holden?

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Whose phoniness does Holden fail to see?

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How does Holden feel about childhood because he’s scared of growing up?

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What does Holden’s red hunting cap symbolize?

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What does Holden’s obsessive search for company reveal?