10H : 9/12/14

Today we are going to consider the author’s intent with his choice of details in the novel The Catcher in the Rye.

With a partner, please complete the following chart with as specific an analysis as possible.

It’s All in the Details chart

This chart will be checked on Monday for a HW grade.


  • Read chapter 2 in The Catcher in the Rye
  • Be prepared for a Bananafish quiz on Monday.
    • The quiz will ask you to write a short paragraph that explores a theme in story.
    • Specifically, you will be assessed on your ability to generate an insightful thesis and to support that thesis with a text-based analysis of the story.