The Catcher in the Rye - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Stradlater comes into the room after his date, complaining about the cold weather. He doesn't say anything about Jane. Instead, he asks Holden if he wrote the composition. Holden tells him it is on the bed. Stradlater reads the paper and becomes very angry that it is about a baseball glove. It says that it should have been about a house or room. He tells Holden that he does everything wrong and this is the reason he is flunking out of school. Holden gets up and pulls the paper out of Stradlater's hand. He tears it up and throws it away. Holden then returns to bed and starts to smoke a cigarette, which is forbidden in the dorms. He finally asks Stradlater about his date. Stradlater says they didn't have time to go to New York, so they just sat in the backseat of a friend's car...

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