Franny and Zooey Setting & Symbolism

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Sickler's

Sickler's is the restaurant where Franny and Lane have their disastrous lunch, ending with Franny fainting. Lane picked this restaurant, because it wasn't a popular destination for his Harvard classmates. It was in his opinion the "right place," not too well known and unique enough for his tastes.

The Way of the Pilgrim

The Way of the Pilgrim is the novel that Franny reads that partly leads to her nervous breakdown. The book is about a Russian peasant who wanders the countryside, trying to find out what the Bible means when it says people should pray incessantly. He learns that you must recite the Jesus Prayer over and over, until it becomes in tune with one's heartbeat. When the Russian learns how, he teaches other people how to do it. Franny claims the book came from her school library, but Zooey tells his mother that it came...

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