Franny and Zooey is the story of spiritual and personal exploration during the ever-volatile twenty-something years. Undergrad Franny Glass struggles with academic pretension, religion, her boyfriend, her concerned parents, and her tough-love brother. 25-year-old Zooey Glass addresses his own issues in work and family relationships. Through conversation and argument, the two siblings explore their shared concerns and take careful stock of their character. Both are fundamentally changed in the course of the novel as a result of this exploration.
Franny and Zooey is the story of Franny's spiritual enlightenment.
Though Franny's journey is in the forefront of this novel, Zooey, too, makes a spiritual journey.