The Catcher in the Rye - Study Guide Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 72 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Catcher in the Rye.
This section contains 831 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Catcher in the Rye Study Guide

Holden goes into Ackley's room. The fight has awaked Ackley. Holden looks for the light and then turns it on. The blood on Holden's face shocks Ackley. Holden asks if Ackley wants to play Canasta. Ackley tells him to take care of the blood, but Holden dismisses his injuries, saying the blood will stop. Holden then asks Ackley if he can sleep in his room. Ackley's roommate is away for the weekend, so there is an empty bed. Ackley refuses the request, saying he cannot give Holden permission to sleep in his roommate's bed. Holden suddenly feels so lonely he wishes he were dead.

He lies down on the roommate's bed and thinks about Stradlater's date with Jane. He becomes angry wondering if they had sex. Ackley falls asleep. Holden hears Stradlater return to their room and go to bed. Holden thinks that he didn't even look...

(read more from the Chapter 7 Summary)

This section contains 831 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Catcher in the Rye Study Guide
Copyrights
Novels for Students
The Catcher in the Rye from Novels for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.