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The Catcher in the Rye Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 26 Summary

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Chapter 26 Summary

Holden says he will end his story without telling what he did when he got home and how he became sick. He does not say the name of the place where he is staying. He does say that a lot of people, including a psychoanalyst, keep asking him if he will apply himself when he goes back to school in September. D.B. came to visit him and asked him questions about what happened. Holden says he doesn't know what to think about all of it. He is only sorry he told his story to so many people. Now he misses everyone he talked about, even Maurice. He says not to ever tell "anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody."

Chapter 26 Analysis

Holden does not say that he has tried to commit suicide. However, he mysteriously mentions "what I did after I...

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