This story board portrays scenes that show that Holden is a static character. Holden's behavior throughout the book remains similar from beginning to end. Throughout all of the scenes in the book, Holden remains pessimistic and annoyed with people and society. He is shown to be an alcoholic and a pathological liar. He consistently makes bad decisions throughout the book, and does not change his behavior or learn anything from the consequences. He only enjoys the company of his younger sister, Phoebe, who he is very kind and brotherly toward.
"Sleep tight, ya morons!" (Salinger, pg. 52)
Why are you coming home from school so early?
"I have to have this operation." (Salinger, pg. 58)
"How the hell should I know?" (Salinger, pg. 82)
"Do you happen to know where [the ducks] go in the wintertime?" (Salinger, pg. 81)
This show is pretty crappy.
"The Lunts! Oh, marvelous!" (Salinger, pg. 124)
Another scotch and soda please!
"Why don't you go home, Mac? How old are you, anyway?" (Salinger, pg. 152)
"Yes, I will. I won't go way before that. You think I wanna miss the play?" (Salinger pg. 178)
"If you go away, you won't see me in the play," (Salinger, pg. 178)
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