The Catcher in the Rye - Study Guide Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15 Summary

Holden gets up in at about ten o'clock in the morning and calls Sally Hayes. He invites her to a matinee and she agrees to meet him at two o'clock that afternoon. He goes to Grand Central Station to put his bags in a locker. He thinks about his parents and the affect Allie's death has had on his mother. Holden says that she has become nervous. He orders himself a big breakfast. While eating, he sees two nuns with cheap suitcases. Holden thinks, "I can even get to hate somebody, just looking at them, if they have cheap suitcases with them." He strikes up a conversation with the nuns and gives them a ten-dollar donation.

Chapter 15 Analysis

Holden calls up Sally Hayes because he is lonely. Instead of feeling happy that she has decided to go to a movie with him, he criticizes her...

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