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"Comin' thro' the Rye"




In one of the most unconventional novels of all time, Holden Caulfield breaks free from rules and conventions and tries to figure out what life is about at seventeen.


Themes to lookout for:

1. Conformity vs. nonconformity

2. The Phoniness of the adult world

3.  Protecting innocence (especially in children) is noble

4. Growing up is painful


* Remember to highlight symbols


Reading schedule (chapters need to be done by date):

11/28: Read Ch. 1-2
11/29: ch. 2-4
11/30: ch. 5-6
12/1:    ch. 7-9

12/4:   ch. 10-11
12/5:   ch. 12-13
12/6:   ch. 14-15
12/7:    ch. 16-17
12/8:    ch. 18-19

 12/11:   ch. 20-24
 12/12:   ch.22-26