This 10-question multiple choice assessment measures comprehension and holds students accountable for reading Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. An answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following key details:
♦ Mr. Antolini's luxurious apartment
♦ Mr. Antolini's drunkenness
♦ Holden's explanation as to why he disliked Pencey Prep
♦ That Mr. Antolini is compared to D.B.
♦ Holden's interest in side stories or digressions
♦ Mr. Antolini's fear that Holden is destined for "a terrible fall"
♦ The root of Holden's dissatisfaction in life, according to Mr. Antolini
♦ The significance of an education for Holden, according to Mr. Antolini
♦ How Mr. Antolini awakens Holden
♦ Holden's visceral reaction to the manner in which he was awakened