The Catcher in the Rye - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

It is just after the prostitute has left. Holden is alone in his hotel room, thinking about Allie. He recalls a time he didn't let Allie go with him and a friend to shoot a BB gun. Now in his room, he talks out loud to Allie, telling him he can go. He talks out loud to the dead boy whenever he feels especially depressed. Holden gets into bed and thinks about religion and Jesus. He considers himself an atheist. He hears a knock on his door and opens it, still wearing his pajamas. Maurice and the prostitute, Sunny, come into his room and demand five dollars. Holden refuses to give it to them, even when Maurice threatens him. Sunny takes Holden's wallet and pulls out five dollars. He begins to cry and calls them thieves. Maurice punches him in the stomach and they leave. Holden struggles...

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