2.Why is setting important to the development of Franny’s aversion to phoniness? The setting is important to Franny’s aversion to phoniness because the setting of the novella is New York City. New York City is a center of fashion and is a very trendy city. Growing up, Franny was surrounded by this. Since Franny is predisposed to hate phoniness, this setting helps to intensify Franny’s aversion.
3.Is Mrs. Glass typical or atypical? Fully explain.
Mrs. Glass is a typical mother. She constantly nags her children, but that is because she wants them to succeed. Even though she might like some children more than others (Seymour and Walt more than Zooey) she still loves her children. Although she is a bit strange, she is still typical (most of the Glass family is eccentric).
4.How have Seymour and Buddy contaminated Franny and Zooey? Seymour and Buddy started to take over Franny and Zooey’s education in order to expose them to a state of no-knowledge. They assumed that a true scholar would seek out knowledge on his/her own and...