Franny and Zooey - Study Guide Zooey (pgs. 47-69) Summary & Analysis

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The "Zooey" section of the novel begins with an introduction by Buddy Glass, explaining that the following is a family story as told to him by its three main characters, whom he calls the main actors. Buddy says the three characters urged him against writing the story for different reasons, the young female lead because it mentions her blowing her nose, the older lady because it mentions her in a bathrobe, and the male lead because of the story's mention of God. Buddy states, however, that the following is not a mystical story, but a complicated love story.

It begins with Zooey Glass reading a four-year old letter from his brother, Buddy, while lying in the tub on a November Monday in 1955. The letter has been read so much that it is starting to tear and fray. Before getting into the details of...

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