Catcher In The Rye Chapter Analysis Mather Assignment

507 words - 3 pages

Name: ___________________________ Chapters 7 - 11 
Catcher in the Rye - Week of 11/26 - 11/30/2018 Period: _______ 
Vocabulary Words 
unanimous​​ (adj.) all in agreement  snub​​ (v.) to slight; behave coldly toward 
conscientious​​ (adj.) careful; honest; 
painstaking 
nonchalant​​ (adj.) seeming to be coolly 
unconcerned or indifferent 
incognito​​ (adj.) unknown  bourgeois​​ (adj.) middle-class 
putrid​​ (adj.) rotten and disgusting  lavish​​ (adj.) extravagant 
Literary Element Definitions 
symbol ​​—​ ​​something that is itself but also stands for something else  
motif ​​—​ ​​an image, metaphor, or symbol that appears over and over again in a work 
hyperbole ​​— conscious exaggeration   
Essential Questions 
● Is it inevitable (unavoidable) that we 
conform to the world and society 
around us? 
● What does it mean to stay true to 
yourself? 
● Is it possible to grow up without 
becoming phony? 
● What does it mean to be a kind, decent 
person? 
● Is life a game? 
Getting Things Straight Questions ​​— After reading the assigned chapters, complete the sentences. 
The (#) is the page # where the action is happening for the prompt. If the question has no (#), answer 
using your knowledge of the book/chapter/character as a whole. 
Chapter 7 
1. (53) When Holden decides to go visit Ackley, _____________________________________ 
_______________________________________________________________________. 
2. (55) Ackley is upset while he lies in bed because ___________________________________ 
_______________________________________________________________________. 
3. (57-58) Even though Holden doesn’t have to leave Pencey until Wednesday, _______________ 
_______________________________________________________________________. 
4. (59) When Holden is ready to give his final good-bye to Pencey Prep, ____________________ 
_______________________________________________________________________. 
5. Why do you think Holden was crying as he left? (Since / crying) 
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________ 
Name: ___________________________ Chapters 7 - 11 
Catcher in the Rye - Week of 11/26 - 11/30/2018 Period: _______ 
Chapter 8 
1. (62-63) What does Holden think of Mrs. Morrow? 
---When Holden meets Mrs. Morrow, ___________________________________________ 
_______________________________________________________________________. 
2. (62-64) Holden tells Mrs. Morrow quite a few lies. For example, ________________________ 
_______________________________________________________________________...

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