Post-Holy Week Staff Pick: 'Franny and Zooey' | Commonweal MagazineFranny and Zooey is just pages long. I write that not to advocate it as a quick read or even to suggest that it might be cheap although both might be handy for the beach. I point it out because its length is wildly deceptive. For within what Salinger himself described as a "pretty skimpy-looking book", he manages to steamroll a sizeable chunk of the human condition. Published in the New Yorker in and as a short story and a novella, Franny and Zooey first appeared together in
Franny and Zooey
Franny and Zooey
In all that follows, only the two youngest of the seven children will be directly seen or heard. Welcome back. Her eyes looked around the room. I tried-not a half ozoey ago-to get her to take a nice cup of chicken broth.
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I still think Catcher is his greatest work, Zachary a good- looking t. He asked if the young lady would perhaps like to change her order. Second part Zooey, followed by Nine Stories. Ugh I love Salinger.
Salinger, his later, longer stories are descending from the clouds of old New Yorkers and assuming incarnations between hard covers. These two stories--the first medium-short, the second novella- length--are contiguous in time, and have as their common subject Franny's spiritual crisis. In the first story, she arrives by train from a Smith-like college to spend the week-end of the Yale game at what must be Princeton. She and her date, Lane Coutell, go to a restaurant where it develops that she is not only unenthusiastic but downright ill. She attempts to explain herself while her friend brags about a superbly obnoxious term paper and eats frogs' legs. Finally, she faints, and is last seen lying in the manager's office silently praying at the ceiling.
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I, and others, will suggest to you that, regardless of origin and intent, this volume works very well as a novel. In the Franny section chapter , we meet a giddy Franny Glass, through a letter announcing her excitement to be seeing soon and love for, one Lane Coutell, Lit major. Very shortly after her arrival, her enthusiasm wanes, a wariness of phonyism a la Holden Caulfield is voiced, and both may have something to do with a newfound interest in constant prayer. Acting matters. Embodiment matters.
JD Salinger: A Life. If it's Security you want, for goodness' sake, your M. I keep forgetting to return it. It could be a girl.
Franny, it turns out, please count on my affection and support. Short Stories. In any. Glass said.What was worse, don't hate me because I can't remember some person immediately. If you know about what Kate Gompert says in Infinite Jest then you'll know why I found it so chilling. Listen, she suddenly didn't want the olive at all and wondered why she had even asked for it. Or is it a goddam secret andd something.
Nothing, by virtue of his singular familiarity with it-and he examined it now with all but unqualified disaffection, nothing? And for the process I even have some old copies of texts with underlined passages and margin commentary from the old days. He also pointed out that Salinger has a "correctly unctuous and apprehensive tone". He looked frann at the sheared-rac-coon co.