The Catcher in the Rye help with homework Chapter 19
- “Luc” is the Latin word root meaning light. Of what significance is it that Salinger names Holden’s older friend Carl Luce?
- What does Holden confide in Carl Luce that shows how conservative and traditional his attitudes are?
- What are some negative qualities we see in Holden in this chapter?
- Make a list of the names of those who have rejected Holden in one way or another beginning with Chapter 1 and ending with Chapter 19. Why do you think Holden alienates so many people?