October 18

DUE: None.


  1. Discuss “Only Daughter” and “Silence”
    1. What works?
  2. Discuss Timed Write #2
  3. MC Prose #2
  4. catcher-unit-guide-level and Major Works Data Sheet for Catcher
    1. Characters for analysis: Holden, Phoebe, Allie, D.B., Ackley, Stradlater, Jane Gallagher, Sally Hayes, Sunny, Maurice, James Castle, Mr. Antolini, Mr. Spencer
  5. Introduce novel
  6. Watch first 9 minutes of Dead Poets Society
    1. What does the director emphasize?
    2. How does he emphasize these ideas?
    3. This is Holden’s world!


  1. Read Ch. 1-7 of Catcher.  Quiz next class.
    1. Complete notes for this section