Everything you need to understand or teach Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger.
Franny and Zooey follows the conflicted and troubled minds of the youngest members of the Glass family, a sister and brother with an advanced education and intellect. Instead of helping them get through life, though, the siblings' elevated understanding of things leads to problems dealing with people not on the same intellectual level, which is almost everyone. Franny's negative views on virtually everything lead to a nervous breakdown while at college. Zooey is a successful actor who struggles with his own penchant for disliking people. Despite their shared problems, it's up to Zooey to help his sister through her crisis. After a long, rambling, sometimes mean-spirited talk with his sister, he finally says the right thing. He tells his sister not to worry about everyone else's faults, and to not let others get her down or get in her way. If nothing else, he argues, she should try to do... View more of the Franny and Zooey Summary
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