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Unformatted text preview: Holden awakes around 10:00 Sunday morning. He phones an old girlfriend, Sally Hayes, and makes a date to meet her at 2:00 p.m. to catch a theater matinee. Holden checks out of the hotel and leaves his bags at a lock box in Grand Central Station. While eating a large breakfast (orange juice, bacon and eggs, toast and coffee) at a sandwich bar, he meets two nuns who are schoolteachers from Chicago, newly assigned to a convent "way the hell uptown," apparently near Washington Heights. They discuss Romeo and Juliet , and Holden gives them a donation of ten dollars. Holden is confused about women, and that shows in his relationship with Sally Hayes. Sally is everything that Jane Gallagher is not: conventional, superficial, stupid, and phony. She knows about theater and literature, and for a while that fooled Holden into thinking she was intelligent. But she theater and literature, and for a while that fooled Holden into thinking she was intelligent....
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- Fall '11
- Romeo and Juliet