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  • Two Stories Of Franny And Zooey
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    While everyone knows about Catcher, not many have read this other classic by J.D. Salinger. Franny and Zooey is a story about Franny Glass, a young college girl and her brother Zooey, an actor in his middle 20's. Like The Catcher in the Rye, a theme in this book is questioning people and the World Franny finds a new religious idea, which starts her wondering about life and what she should do with hers. As everyone knows, that is very complicated stuff to question, and it spawns a mini-breakdown....
  • Franny And Zooey
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    Franny and Zooey Franny and Zooey written by J.D. Salinger raises questions about a twenty year old girl trying to find herself spiritually. There are two main characters in this book. The first one is named Franny who is an intellectually mature and smart young adult who tries to attain spiritual purification. She believes this purification can be reached by repeating the "Jesus prayer" as cure to the superficiality and corruptness of life. Franny then suffers a nervous breakdown. The second ma...
  • Franny And Zooey
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    Franny and Zooey: United by Laura Cat tani Mr. Detloff Nov. 16, 1998 Period 3 Although quite different in plot and structure, the two stories: Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger work together to form a unified piece of literature with an incredibly deep message. While the whole problem, or climax is set up in Franny, Zooey deals with it, explains it, and finally solves it in the end. Franny and Zooey Glass are sister and brother, respectively, who are both "freaks" (103) and can not deal with rea...
  • Franny And Holden
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    Although they are the protagonists from two separate books, Franny Glass, a teenage girl in J.D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey, and Holden Cau field, a young man in Salinger's novel Catcher in the Rye, serve as foils to each other. Both suffer unnecessarily due to their interaction with those whom they are close to, due to their relationships with themselves, as well as due to their views on the world. In the end, however Franny and Holden change their values and therefore are able to begin the he...
  • Used As Scenery By The Author
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    The title of my book is When The Wind Blows. The author is James Patterson. The story takes place in Colorado. Most of the setting is Rural Colorado, where the famous Rocky Mountains are used as scenery by the author. James Patterson lets you feel as though you are wandering through the untouched wilderness, the unspoiled beauty of another place in time. Mountain lions, moose, deer, wild flowers, you never know what to expect next. Frannie O Neil is a veterinarian. Since her husbands death she l...
  • Novel Franny And Zooey
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    In the novel Franny and Zooey, J.D. Salinger uses the Glass family to deliver his beliefs on religion and society during this time. One way in which he does this is by delivering the novel into two short stories. One deals with Franny, a young female who is at a crossroad with her beliefs, and the other deals with her brother Zooey who tries to help his sister through her difficulties. Once this book was published in 1961, it was an instant hit and made its way to the best-seller list. Over the ...

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