| Teacher Helps | Catcher in the Rye Links |

Thanks to the site by Suzanne Morine (suzannem@frii.net). Geocities is often overloaded, so I included her page on my site. It is an excellent source. ~Mr. Coia

Exploring The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye Book Index
Note: this index uses the usual paging for the book, however, the fiftieth anniversary large paperback edition (horse on cover) uses different paging.


The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Time-Line Notes


A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
(Don't forget your browser's find ability.)

The Index

-A-

Ackley, Robert - 19-26, 28-9, 33, 34-5, 35, 39, 140, 214
exclusion - 167
fight, after - 46-51
movies trip - 36-7
virgin - 37
actors - 117; see also movies
ads - 2     (album)
Agerstown - 2, 3, 36-7
Aigletinger, Miss - 119, 120, 121
Alice Holmborg - (Phoebe's friend) see Holmborg
alienation - (the entire book, in my humble opinion)
Allie - see Caulfield, Allie
Al Pike - 135
Andover guy - 127-8, 151     (http://www.andover.edu)
Anne Louise Sherman - 63
Anthony Wayne Ave. - 5
Antolini, Lillian - 180-1, 185
Antolini, Mr. - 136, 173-4, 179, 180-193, 194
Arthur Childs - 99
atheist - 99, 100
Atlantic Monthly - 7, 10, 12     (http://www.theatlantic.com)
atomic bomb - 141
Atterbury, Selma - 164

-B-
bag - see suitcases
Baker's Wife, The - 67     (imdb entry)
band shell - 118; see also Central Park     (offsite band shell photo)
Banky, Ed - 43
baseball mitt - see Allie: baseball mit
bears - 209-210     (photo)
belching, lessons - 174
bell ringers - see collection, charity
bench - 118, 154, 194-6, 211     (a photo)
Bernice (Phoebe's friend) - 160
Bernice Crabs/Krebs - 70-3; see also witches in bar
bike - 98-9
Biltmore, The - 106, 122-4
Birdsell, Eddie - 64
Blanchard, Monsieur - 93
blue - see sad
Bobby Fallon - 98-9
Bob Robinson - 136
books - see reading material
boring guys - 123-4
Boy Scouts - 140-1
breath check - 91
Broadway - 115, 118
Brooke, Rupert - 140     (poetry online)
Brossard, Mal - 36-7, 51
Buddy Singer - see Singer
Bud Thaw - 30
Buffalo - 182
bullet in his guts - see daydreams
Burns, Robert - 173     (http://www.robertburns.org and elsewhere is Comin' thro' the Rye)
busses, Madison Ave. - 130, 133, 153     (photo)

-C-
cab - 59-61, 81-3, 106-7, 128     (photo)
Campbell, Paul - 4
cancer - 195-6; see also leukemia, tumor
Cape Cod - 77
cars - 123, 130-1
carrousel - 210-3     (album     photo [in offsite tour])
Castle, James - 170-1, 174, 195; see also confrontation
catcher in the rye - 115, 173
Catholic - 112-3

Caulfield, Allie - 38-9, 67, 68, 98-9, 140, 171
baseball mitt - 38-9, 77, 140
funeral and grave site - 155
park visits - 68, 210
Radio City visits - 138
talking to him - 98-9, 198
Caulfield, D. B. - 1, 18, 67, 117, 155, 164, 205, 213
Antolini's - 181
Ernie's nightclub - 80, 86
park visits - 210
room at home - 158-9
Secret Goldfish, The - 1, 181
war - 140-1
see also Simmons, Lillian
Caulfield parents - see father, mother, parents
Caulfield, Phoebe - 59, 66-8, 155, 197
angry - 165-173, 207-212
calling her and thinking of calling - 59, 66
Christmas play - 162, 207, 208
money - 178-9, 181, 194, 198, 199, 205, 211, 212
movies - 67-8, 162-3, 177
notebooks - 160-1
park visits - 67, 68, 118, 208-213     (offsite band shell photo)
shoe shopping - 197
visit her, and prepare to - 156-180, 198, 199-201, 202, 204, 205-213
see also hunting hat, "Little Shirley Beans", Weatherfield, Hazle
Cavendish, Faith - 63
cemeteries - 155-6
Central Park - 13, 60, 81, 118-122, 153-6, 208-213; see also Caulfield, Allie, Caulfield, Phoebe,     (offsite map     http://www.centralpark.org     album)
charity - see collection, charity
Charlene (maid) - 158, 177, 206
checkers - see Gallagher, Jane
Chicago - 110
Childs, Arthur - 99
Chinese - 146-7
Choate - 135     (http://www.choate.edu)
Christmas tree - 196; see also Hayes, Sally
clavichord - 96
collection, charity - 109, 114, 197     (album)
Colorado - 166, 179
Columbia - 136, 144     (http://www.columbia.edu)
Commander Blop - 86-7
composition - 28
confrontation - see Castle, James, gloves, Maurice, Stradlater: fight
Cooper, Gary - 74     (offsite photo)
Copperfield, David - 1     (the first paragraphs are online)
Coyle, Howie - 29
cry - 44, 52, 103, 153-4, 174, 179
Jane - 78-9
Phoebe - 206-7
Sally - 134
woman in theater - 139-40
see also sad
Cudahy, Mr. - 32, 78-9
Cultz, Jeannette - 129
Curtis Weintraub - see Weintraub

-D-
David Copperfield - 1     (the first paragraphs are online)
David, lean jawed - 53

daydreams - 201
bullet in his guts - 103-4, 150-1
disappearing on street - 5, 197-8
ducks - 13     (photo)
get away - 132-3, 198-9, 204-5
illness and death - 154-6, 195-6
murder - 104, 201
phonies in teapot - 151
see also Stradlater: horsing around with
death/dead - 14, 18, 83, 103, 153, 171, 205
fictional - 18, 63, 111, 125, 162-3
murder - see Castle, James
near misses with - 23, 43, 179, 199, 208
noble - 188
wish for - 48, 90
see also funeral rites; cancer; leukemia and daydreams: illness and death, murder.
depressed - 7, 14, 61, 90-1, 123, 195-6, 201
depressing locations - 50, 51, 75, 80, 81, 84, 118, 194
depressing situations - 52, 95-9, 108, 110, 116, 133, 169, 194, 211
see also "Good Luck!"; lonesome; and sad.
Thanks to Vasilios Manolios and his students for the page numbers for "death," "depressed," and "lonesome."

Detroit - 154
Dickinson, Emily - 140     (site)
Dick Slagle - 108-9
Dicksteins, The - 157-8, 180
"Digression!" - 183-4
disappearing on street - see daydreams
disappointment - 36-7, 117 (those are two examples, the book is full of disappointments in one way or another)
Disciples - 99-100
Doctor, The - 162-3     (imdb entry)
dog - see Gallagher, Jane
drums, kettle - 138
ducks in winter - 13, 60, 81, 153; see also daydreams     (photo)

-E-
Ed Banky - 43
Eddie Birdsell - 64
Edgar Marsalla - 17
Edmont Hotel - 60-80, 90-106
Egyptians - 11, 203
elevators - 90, 157, 180
Elkton Hills - 13, 136, 173, 180; see also Castle, James, Haas, Mr., Macklin, Harris, Slagle, Dick
El Morocco - 73
Ely - 47, 49
Emily Dickinson - 140
English - 10, 110, 182
Ernest Morrow - see Morrow
Ernest Morrow's mother - 54-8

Ernie (piano player) - 80, 126
Ernie's nightclub - 80, 83-7, 90, 91
-F-
Faith Cavendish - 63
fall, a kind of a - 187-8
Fallon, Bobby - 98-9
Farewell to Arms, A - 141; see also reading material
father - 107, 112, 162, 165, 172, 186; see also parents
fed up - 130-4
Fencer, Harry - 57
fencing - 3
Fifth Avenue - 197-8, 205     (album)
fight - see Ackley, Robert, Stradlater, Ward; see also confrontation
fish in winter - 82-3
Fletcher, Estelle - see "Little Shirley Beans"
flit - 142, 143, 144, 149, 194-5
flu - see grippe
Forest Hills, Long Island - 112, 181; see also West Side Tennis Club
Frederick Woodruff - 52
"fuck you" note - 201, 202, 204
funeral rites - 154-6, 204; see also mummies
futures, girls' - 123

-G-
Gale, Herb - 19

Gallagher, Jane - 30-4, 76-80, 104, 135, 136
calling, thoughts of calling - 63, 105, 116, 135, 136, 150, 191, 202
checkers - 31-2, 44, 78     (photo)
dog - 31, 76-7
golf - 76-7
Stradlater date - 41-2, 76, 80
see also Shipley
game, life's a - 8
Gary Cooper - 74     (offsite photo)
general, cowboy - 140
Gertrude Levine - 120
Gloucester, MA - 58     (chamber of commerce page)
gloves - 4, 88-90; see also confrontation
Goldfarb, Raymond - 90
golf - see Gallagher, Jane
"Good Luck!" - 15-6, 202
"grand" - 9, 106
Grand Central Station - see Station, Grand Central
grandmother - 52
grave - 155-6, 204; see also Caulfield, Allie
gray hair - 9, 57, 153
Great Gatsby, The - 141; see also reading material
Greenwich Village - 80, 132, 145
Grendel - 110
grippe/grippy (the flu) - 6, 8, 15, 163, 177  
Note: Grendel is a monster in Beowulf. John Gardner's 1971 book, Grendel, looks at the world from the monster's point of view. Written in 1971, Holden could not have read this book, but there is an index of Grendel offsite.

-H-
Haas, Mr. - 13-4
hair, gray - see gray hair
Hamlet - 117
Hardy, Thomas - 19, 110
Harris Macklin - 123-4
Harry Fencer - 57
Hartzell - 28
Harvard - 106     (http://www.harvard.edu)
Hayes, Sally - 20, 59, 105-6, 107, 114, 116, 124-134, 137, 150-1; see also Woodruff, Mary A. (school)
Hazle - see Weatherfield
Herb Gale - 19
Hoffman - 51
Holland Tunnel - 198
Hollywood - 1, 2, 86, 95, 158, 164, 181; see also Caulfield, D.B.
Holmborg, Alice - 163, 176
Horwitz (cabbie) - 81-3
Hotel - see New Yorker, Seton, Edmont
Human Bondage, Of - 18; see also reading material

hunting hat - 27, 34, 37, 52-3, 88, 122, 212-3
buying it - 17-8, 29
hat-check girl - 153
inappropriate - 53, 61, 88, 122
Phoebe - 180, 205, 207
playing with - 21-2
-I-
ice skating at Radio City - 128-9     (album     map)
inferiority complex - 108, 135-6, 176
innocence - see Castle, James, catcher in the rye, Caulfield, Allie, Caulfield, D.B., Caulfield, Phoebe, "fuck you" note, Museum of Art, Museum of Natural History, zoo

-J-
Jane Gallagher - see Gallagher
Jesus - 99-100, 137
jump from a height - 48, 104, 170, 173
"Just One of Those Things" - 71     (lyrics offsite)

-K-
kicked out - see Pencey Prep.
Kinsella, Richard - 183-5

-L-
Lake Sedebego - 98
Lardner, Ring - 18, 141     (extensive writings site)
Lavender Room, The - 66, 69-76
Laverne - 69-75, 73, 75; see also witches in bar
Leahy - 51
Legion - 99 (not mentioned by name, actually)
leukemia - 38; see also cancer
Levine, Gertrude - 120
Lister Foundation - 162
literature - see reading material
"Little Shirley Beans" - 114-5, 116, 153, 154, 163
lonesome - 48, 49, 50, 51, 81, 153 see also depressed and sad.
Lorre, Peter - 71     (fan site)
Louis Shaney - 112-3
Luce, Carl - 59, 136-7, 140, 142-9; see also Whooton School
lunatic who lived in the tombs and cut himself with stones (Legion) - 99
Lunts, The (Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne) - 116, 125-6, 127, 130, 151

-M-
Macklin, Harris - 123-4
magazines - 53, 195-6; see also Atlantic Monthly, Saturday Evening Post
Maine - 38, 77, 98
Mal Brossard - see Brossard
Marco and Miranda - 71
Margulies, Phyllis - 174
Mark Cross suitcases - 108
Marsalla, Edgar - 17
Marty - 69-75, 73-4
Mary A. Woodruff School - 105; see also Hayes, Sally
Massachusetts - 132, 134
matinee - 106, 125-8

Maurice - 94, 97, 105, 106, 140, 214
arrangements - 90-1
confrontation - 101-3
daydream - 103-4
McBurney School - 3
Metropolitan Museum of Art - see Museum of Art
Monday's events - 194-213
money - 52, 69, 75, 97-8, 153, 156
Maurice - 101-3
Phoebe's - 194
see also nuns
Morrow, Ernest - 54-8, 112
mother - 51, 67, 89, 107, 114, 158, 163, 185
Jane, Jane's dog - 76, 77-8
Phoebe, talk to - 177-8
skates, purchase - 51-2
see also parents
mother of Ernest Morrow - 54-8
movies - 29, 36-7, 45, 104
actors - 74, 126-7; see also Lorre, Peter     (fan site)
Jane, with - 115-6
Radio City visits - 137, 138-140
mummies - 11, 202-4
Museum of Art - 200, 202-5     (offsite photo     relevant map     http://www.metmuseum.org)
Museum of Natural History - 119-122     (http://www.amnh.org)

-N-
Nazis - 140
neck nearly broken - 52, 180
Newark - 58
New Yorker Hotel - 60     (album)
nuns - 108, 109-113, 170

-O-
"Oh, Marie!" - 210     (lyrics offsite)
Olivier, Sir Laurence - 117     (reelclassics.com about)
Oral Expression course - 182-5, 189
Ossenburger Memorial Wing - 16-7
Ossenburger, Mr. - 16-7
ostracize - 3, 166, 167; see also Ackley: exclusion
Out of Africa - 18, 19; see also reading material

-P-

parents - 1, 51, 67, 163
Sunday night - 162, 163, 176-8
see also father, mother, mother of Ernest Mother
park visits - see Caulfield, Allie, Caulfield, Phoebe, Central Park
Paul Campbell - 4
Pencey Prep. - 2, 4, 35, 41-2, 54-5, 88, 167-9, 182-6, 202
ads - 2     (album)
good-by - 4-5, 52
kicked out - 4, 8-9, 10, 28, 41, 165, 167, 182
meals - 35
Penn Station - 59     (album)
Peter Lorre - 71     (fan site)
Phoebe - see Caulfield, Phoebe
phony - 53, 84, 86, 100, 142
actors - 117
alias - 65
applaud anything - 84, 126
audience - 126, 139, 142
avoid being phony - 77, 172, 205
communication - 59, 127-8, 169
daydream, in - 151
"grand" - 9, 106
headmasters - 3, 13-14
love stories - 53, 139
movies - 138-9, 140
Ossenburger, Mr. - 16-17
teachers, specifically Spencer, Mr. - 168
youths - 63, 88
Andover Guy - 127-8, 130     (http://www.andover.edu)
Hayes, Sally - 106-7, 116
Luce, Carl - 137
Stradlater, Ward - 26
Thanks to Peter Gausmann for the page numbers for "phony."

Phyllis Margulies - 174
Phyllis Smith - 30
Pike, Al - 135
play - see Phoebe: Christmas play, Hamlet
pneumonia - 154-5, 156; see also daydreams
polar bears - see bears
Princeton - 63-4, 85     (http://www.princeton.edu)
prostitute - 2, 81 (that's figurative :o), for literal, see Sunny)
psychoanalysis - 148-9, 213

-R-
Radio City ice skating - 128-9     (photo     map)
Radio City Music Hall - 75, 137-140     (http://www.radiocity.com)
Raymond Goldfarb - 90

reading material - see also magazines
Beowulf - 10, 110
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens - 1
Farewell to Arms, A by Ernest Hemingway - 141
Great Gatsby, The by F. Scott Fitzgerald - 141
Hamlet by Shakespeare - 117
Lord Randal My Son - 10
Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham - 18
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens - 138
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen - 18, 19
poems by Rupert Brooke - 140
poems by Emily Dickinson - 140
Return of the Native, The by Thomas Hardy - 18, 19, 110, 111
Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare - 111
Secret Goldfish, The by D. B. Caulfield - 1, 2
"There are Smiles" by Ring Lardener - 18
religion - 100; see also Jesus
Return of the Native - 19, 110; see also reading material
Revolutionary War - 2
Richard Kinsella - 183-5
Ring Lardner - see Lardner
ringers - see collection, charity
Robert Tichener - 4
Roberta Walsh - 136
Robinson, Bob - 136
Romeo and Juliet - 111; see also reading material
Route 204 - 5
Rudolf Schmidt - 54-5
Rupert Brooke - 140     (poetry online)

-S-
sad - 15, 51, 52, 96, 113, 114, 167; see also cry, depressed, and lonesome.
Sally Hayes - see Hayes
Saturday Evening Post - 124-5     (http://www.satevepost.org)
Saturday's events - 1-58
Saxon Hall - 2
Schmidt, Mrs. - 45
Schmidt, Rudolf - 54-5
schools, boys' - 131
sea lions - 209
Seattle, WA - 72, 73, 75
Secret Goldfish, The - see Caulfield, D.B. and reading material
seesaw - 122     (offsite playground photos)
Seton Hotel - 141
sex/sexy - (too many to list, didn't attempt, but one is 62-3); see also Ackley, Stradlater, Ward
Shaney, Louis - 112-3
Shanghai - 146
Sherman, Anne Louise - 63
Shipley (school) - 31, 33; see also Gallagher, Jane
Shirley - 161
Simmons, Lillian - 86-7
Singer, Buddy - 69, 71, 74
Slagle, Dick - 108-9
Smith, Phyllis - 30
"Smoke Gets in your Eyes" - 211     (lyrics offsite     1959 recording offsite)
songs - see "Just One of those Things" "Little Shirley Beans" "Oh, Marie!" "Smoke Gets in your Eyes" "Tin Roof Blues"
South America - 58
Spencer, Mr. - 3, 5-16, 168
Stabile, Phil - 170
Station, Grand Central - 107, 194, 208     (album     http://www.grandcentralterminal.com)
Station, Penn - 59     (album)
Steele, Jim - 73, 94
Stekel, Wilhelm - 188
Steps, The 39 - 67-8     (imdb entry)
Stork Club - 73

Stradlater, Ward - 18, 23-34, 40-5, 49-50, 51, 109, 140, 153
Ackley - 19, 23-5, 26
favor - 27-9, 39, 40-1
fight - 43-5, 48, 53
horsing around with - 29, 30, 42-3
Jane - 31, 32-3, 34, 40, 41-4, 48, 49, 80
missing him - 187, 214
personal habits - 27, 31, 33, 153
sex - 48-9
street, run across - 5, 199, 208
suicide - 2, 86, 100, 104; see also jump from a height
suitcases - 51, 54, 66, 106, 108, 192, 205, 206, 207     (photo of gladstone bags)
Sunday's events - 59-193
Sunny - 93-8, 100, 101-3
Sutton Place - 180

-T-
Taft - 60
Tattersall vest - 85
taxi - see cab
t.b. - 5
tennis - 23, 76, 180
Thaw, Bud - 30
39 Steps, The - 67-8     (imdb entry)
Thomas Hardy - 19, 110
Thomsen Hill - 2-5
Thurmer (headmaster) - 8, 9, 14, 17, 168
Thurmer, Selma - 3
Tichener, Robert - 4
Tina and Janine - 141, 149
"Tin Roof Blues" - 124     (lyrics offsite)
train - 53     (album)
Trenton - 54
tuberculosis (T.B.) - 5
tumor - 58
Tunnel, Holland - 198

-V-
Valencia - 149, 152
Vermont - 132, 134, 183
Vicks Nose Drops - 7, 10, 15
Vinson, Mr. - 183-5, 189
violin - 93
vocabulary - 149

-W-
Walsh, Roberta - 136
war - 138, 140-1
Washington - 138
Weatherfield, Hazle - 68, 166
Weintraub, Curtis - 164
West Point - 106     (http://www.usma.edu)
West Side Tennis Club - 180-1     (http://www.foresthillstennis.com)

Whooton School - 10, 13, 90, 112
Luce, Carl - 59, 136, 143, 144, 147, 149
Wicker Bar - 137, 140, 141-153
Wilhelm Stekel - 188
witches in bar - 69-75; see also Laverne, Bernice Crabs
Woodruff, Frederick - 52
Woodruff, Mary A. (school) - 105; see also Hayes, Sally

-Y-
Yale - 85     (http://www.yale.edu)
yellowness - 88-90

-Z-
Zambesi, Mr. - 5
zoo - 208-213     (album     relevant map)


A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
(Don't forget your browser's find ability.)

Notes:

 
 

setstats 1