Catcher in the Rye Landmarks

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Published on June 12, 2008

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Catcher in the Rye: Landmarks : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Catcher in the Rye: Landmarks Chris Alley Tyler Leggett Ryan Lowy Blake Mickle Slide 2: Thursday, June 12, 2008 54th Street Park Avenue 5th Avenue 6th Avenue 34th Street Wicker Bar : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Wicker Bar - “Anyway, I'm sort of glad they've got the atomic bomb invented.  If there's ever another war, I'm going to sit right the hell on top of it.  I'll volunteer for it, I swear to God I will” (Salinger 183). “In case you don’t live in New York, the Wicker Bar is in this sort of swanky hotel, the Seton Hotel… It’s one of those places that are supposed to be sophisticated and all, and phonies are coming in the window” (Salinger 141). Rockefeller Center : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Rockefeller Center “The funny part was though, we were the worst skaters on the whole goddamn rink. I mean the worst. And there were some lulus, too. Old Sally’s ankles kept bending in till there were practically on ice… We’ve must have looked gorgeous” (Salinger 129). “The waiter came up, and I ordered a Coke for her - she didn't drink - and a Scotch and soda for myself, but the sonuvabitch wouldn't bring you one, so I had a Coke too” (Salinger 168). Radio City Hall : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Radio City Hall “I had quite a bit of time to kill till ten o’clock so what I did, I went to the movies at Radio City. It was probably the worst thing I could’ve done, but it was near, and I couldn’t think of anything else” (Salinger 137). “After the Christmas thing was over, the goddamn picture started. It was so putrid I couldn’t take my eyes off it” (Salinger 138). Grand Central Station : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Grand Central Station “So what I did, I told the driver to take me to Grand Central Station…I figured what I’d do, I’d check my bags in one of those strong boxes they give you a key to” (Salinger 107). Museum of Natural History : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Museum of Natural History "Certain things they should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone. I know that's impossible, but it's too bad anyway" (Salinger 22). Central Park (Lagoon) : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Central Park (Lagoon) “The ducks Do you know, by any chance? I mean does somebody come around in a truck or something and take them away, or do they fly away by themselves-- go south or something?" (Salinger 107). Edmont Hotel : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Edmont Hotel “We got to the Edmont Hotel and I checked in … I didn’t know the goddamn hotel was full of perverts and morons. Screwballs all over the place” (Salinger 61). “I saw this one guy … he took out these women’s clothes and put them on … then he started walking up and down the room” (Salinger 61). Metropolitan Museum of Art : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Metropolitan Museum of Art “Dear Phoebe, I can’t wait around till Wednesday anymore so I will probably hitch hike out west this afternoon. Meet met at the Museum of art near the door at quarter past 12 if you can and I will give you your Christmas dough back. I didn’t spend much. Love, Holden” (Salinger 200) Central Park (Zoo/Carousel) : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Central Park (Zoo/Carousel) “I felt so damn happy all of a sudden, the way old Phoebe kept going around and around . . . It was just that she looked so damn nice, the way she kept going around and around, in her blue coat and all” (Salinger 275). Antolini Residence : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Antolini Residence “This fall I think you're riding for - it's a special kind of fall, a horrible kind. The man falling isn't permitted to feel or hear himself hit bottom. He just keeps falling and falling” (Salinger 247). Antolini Viewpoint “Something else an academic education will do for you. If you go along with it any considerable distance, it'll begin to give you an idea what size mind you have.  What it'll fit and, maybe, what it won't” (Salinger 247) Anotlini’s viewpoint Penn Station : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Penn Station “Sensitive. That killed me. That guy Morrow was about as sensitive as a toilet seat” (Salinger 72). The Biltmore : Thursday, June 12, 2008 The Biltmore “So all I did in front of the museum, was get a cab and go down to the Biltmore. I didn’t feel much like going. I’d made that damn date with Sally, though” (Salinger 122). Ernies : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Ernies “Ernie's a big fat colored guy that plays the piano. He's a terrific snob and he won't hardly even talk to you unless you're a big shot or a celebrity or something, but he can really play the piano” (Salinger 104) Mental Institute (CA) : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Mental Institute (CA) “Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody” (Salinger 277) Pencey Prep. (Agerstown) : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Pencey Prep. (Agerstown) “Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules.""Yes, sir. I know it is. I know it."Game, my ass. (Salinger 12)” Elementary School (Phoebe’s) : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Elementary School (Phoebe’s) "If you had a million years to do it in, you couldn't rub out even half the 'Fuck you' signs in the world. It's impossible" (Salinger 202). Caulfield Residence : Thursday, June 12, 2008 Caulfield Residence 'You know that song, "If a body catch a body comin' through the rye"?...''It's "If a body meet a body coming through the rye"!' old Phoebe said. "It's a poem. By Robert Burns” (Salinger 224)

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