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school. He went to this museum every Saturday for fieldtrips, now, a number of years later, everything remained the same. He was glad to know that even though he was growing older and going through unfortunate transformations, his childhood life and memories was stabile. 2. She was extremely depressing to her because Holden finds out that this prostitute he invites to his room is about the same age as he is, still really young and she has this kind of job. Her green dress hanging in the closet also depresses him because he pictures her going into the store and buying it. With everyone not knowing she was prostitute, and the salesman thinking he s just selling this dress to a regular girl. He doesn t explain why this depresses him, but it just does. 3. Mr. Antolini hands him this

quote written on a piece of paper. He tells Holden that he s trying to die nobly for an unworthy cause. This is true too; Holden is looking for something his own environment couldn t supply him with. Or, he thought it couldn t, so he gave up looking or trying, without even really getting started. The two main opposite conditions in this quote isn t immature and mature, or nobly and humbly, but living and dying. 4. Holden is in this museum, the mummy section, and he s standing around all the tombs. He oddly likes it there and describes it nice and peaceful , then all of a sudden he turns to see scribbles on the wall in red crayon that says, Fuck You . The quote on the exam is like Holden s whole view on life, people spend their lives searching for a place that s nice and peaceful,

only to find out there isn t any. Or, it may not even refer to merely a place, but everything.