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Franny and Zooey

Franny and Zooey


by J.D. Salinger

Franny and Zooey: This Family Makes the Royal Tenenbaums Look Like Moronic, Talentless Hacks True or False

1. For whom is Lane waiting on the train platform? -> Jimmy Hoffa. He’s going to be waiting for a while.
2. What is Franny afraid of becoming while at school? -> Forgetful of what home was like
3. What book is Franny carrying in her purse? -> The Way of the Pilgrim
4. What happens to Franny on the way to the bar? -> She collapses
5. Who is the narrator of “Zooey?” -> One of Franny and Zooey’s sisters
6. What does Buddy urge Zooey to do in a letter he writes to him? -> To get his Ph.D. before starting his acting career
7. What happened to Franny and Zooey’s brother, Seymour? -> He drowned while swimming in the ocean
8. Why does Zooey’s mother ask him to come to the living room? -> Because she wants him to talk to his sister
9. For what reason is Zooey angry with his older brothers? -> For not caring about Franny’s welfare
10. Who does Zooey pretend to be while talking to Franny on the phone? -> Their brother Buddy