RE: The Catcher in the Rye help with homework Chapter 22
- What new insight about Holden’s school failure does Holden’s explanation to Phoebe about his expulsion give the reader?
- In what way is Phoebe’s discussion with Holden (beginning on page 168) mature and adult-like?
- How does Phoebe psychoanalyze Holden?
- Who is more in touch with reality, Holden or Phoebe? Defend your view.
- What disgusts Holden about his own vision of his future?
What disgusts Holden about his own vision of his future?
In response to Phoebe’s suggestion that he should become a lawyer, Holden outlines quite honestly his problems. He explains that the main problem with growing up is how you would know if you ‘weren’t being a phony? The trouble is you wouldn’t‘.