The Catcher in the Rye quiz: 13 questions by Anika
The Catcher in the Rye Summary and Analysis of Chapters 3-5
Holden claims that he is the most terrific liar one could ever meet. He admits that he lied to Spencer by telling him that he had to go to the gym. Holden returns to his room, where he puts on a red hunting hat he bought in New York. Ackley has a terrible personality and an even worse complexion. Holden tries to ignore him, then pretends that he is blind.
All rights reserved. Parents visit on Sunday, so, when they ask their son what he had for dinner last night, he'll say "steak. He convinces Mal to let Ackley come along with them, because otherwise the kid will sit in his room and pick his pimples all night. What a pal. It's snowing since it's December in Pennsylvania , and Holden packs a snowball. He tries to throw it at about ten different objects but keeps changing his mind, and finally just carries it around until they get on the bus and the driver tells him to ditch it. We're pretty sure this is symbolic.