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The Catcher in the Rye—Literary Road Map

1. Decides to join the applications;


2. Declares the applicants’ complaints under Article 6 § 1 and Article 13 of the Convention and Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 about the lengthy non-enforcement of the decisions given in their favour and about the lack of effective domestic remedies in respect of those complaints admissible and the remainder of the applications inadmissible;


3. Holds that there has been a violation of Article 6 § 1 of the Convention and of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1;


4. Holds that there has been a violation of Article 13 of the Convention;


5. Holds

(a) that the respondent State is to enforce the domestic decisions in the applicants’ favour which remain enforceable, and is to pay, within three months, EUR 3,000 (three thousand euros) to each applicant or his or her estate in the applications tabulated in Appendix 1 and EUR 1,500 (one thousand five hundred euros) to the applicant in the applicationtabulated in Appendix 2 in respect of pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage, and costs and expenses, plus any tax that may be chargeable to the applicants on the above amounts which are to be converted into the national currency at the rate applicable at the date of settlement;

(b) that from the expiry of the above-mentioned three months until settlement simple interest shall be payable on the above amounts at a rate equal to the marginal lending rate of the European Central Bank during the default period plus three percentage points.

Done in English, and notified in writing on 11 April 2013, pursuant to Rule 77 §§ 2 and 3 of the Rules of Court.

Stephen Phillips Boštjan M. Zupančič
Deputy Registrar President



(non-enforcement delays more than three years)


No. Application no. and date of introduction Applicant name, date of birth and place of residence Relevant domestic decisions
1. 19430/06 20/04/2006 VasiliyAleksandrovich TERNOVIK 18/01/1960 Novogrodovka Novogrodivka Court, 17/09/1998
2. 25358/06 30/05/2006 VasylGrygorovych DYABELKO 14/02/1956 Sumy Kovpakivskyy District Court of Sumy, 11/08/2005
3. 2555/07 13/12/2006 ValeriyIvanovich ZVENIGORODSKIY 09/07/1951 Kirovograd Leninskyy District Court of Kirovograd, 21/08/2001
4. 2560/07 13/12/2006 AnatoliyVasilyevich PIROZHENKO 26/08/1940 Pavlysh   Vladimir Anatolyevich TOMILO 08/09/1963 Pavlysh Applicant 1: Leninskyy District Court of Kirovograd, 21/08/2001   Applicant 2: Leninskyy District Court of Kirovograd, 21/08/2001
5. 39111/07 08/08/2007 Mikhail Viktorovich KOPEYKO 04/02/1976 Makiyivka Gornyatskyy District Court of Makeyivka, 19/09/2005
6. 1777/08 30/12/2007 Sergey Aleksandrovich BOBROVSKIY 13/02/1964 Mariupol Prymorskyy District Court of Mariupol, 05/07/2004
7. 4988/08 24/12/2007 Viktor Gennadyevich TITARENKO 13/07/1974 VelykiBubyshcha KrasnyyLuch Court, 16/06/2005
8. 13791/08 05/03/2008 Olga Nikolayevna SKOBINA 07/02/1960 Vakhrushevo KrasnyyLuch Court, 12/05/2005
9. 25997/08 15/05/2008 Vladimir Leonidovich LUKICHEV 17/09/1961 Sevastopol   Lyudmila Mikhaylovna BELKINA 17/12/1947 Sevastopol Applicant 1 Gagarinskyy District Court of Sevastopol, 26/11/2007   Applicant 2 Gagarinskyy District Court of Sevastopol, 26/11/2007
10. 27005/08 27/05/2008 NataliyaVolodymyrivna YURCHENKO 02/03/1982 Kozelets Kozelets Court, 12/11/2007
11. 27421/08 16/05/2008 VasylMykolayovych KRUPA 16/09/1982 Utoropy Kolomyya Court, 11/01/2006
12. 27897/08 03/06/2008 Igor Fyodorovich PROKOPENKO 10/04/1967 Konotop Konotop Court, 06/11/2007
13. 42269/08 13/08/2008 VasiliyPetrovich KOCHURA 12/08/1929 Torez Torez Court, 31/01/2002
14. 60798/08 26/11/2008 AndriyIgorovych SAMUS 29/10/1963 Kyiv KyivCity Court of Appeal, 09/06/2003
15. 23248/09 06/04/2009 Petro Ivanovych MAZHAROV 26/04/1938 Kyiv Obolonskyy District Court of Kyiv, 13/06/2007
16. 64583/09 17/11/2009 VladislavYevgenyevich SHCHEGOLKOV 22/10/1962 Voronezh Gagarinskyy District Court of Sevastopol, 04/04/2007
17. 21509/10 30/03/2010 AnatoliyOleksiyovych GERASKO 18/07/1950 Pershotravneve Higher Administrative Court, 02/04/2008
18. 43535/10 06/07/2010 RyurikPetrovich RODICHEV 26/02/1937 KrasnyyLuch KrasnyyLuch Court, 30/05/2007
19. 56208/10 07/09/2010 Lyudmila Vladimirovna SHKARINA 26/03/1956 Vakhrushevo KrasnyyLuch Court, 15/07/2005



(non-enforcement delays less than three years)


No. Application no. and date of introduction Applicant name, date of birth and place of residence Relevant domestic decisions
20. 20895/09 08/04/2009 MykolaIvanovych DMYTRENKO 17/04/1956 Cherkasy Prydniprovskyy District Court of Cherkasy, 13/08/2007


The Catcher in the Rye—Literary Road Map

Chapters 1-3

Word Mastery

hemorrhage (n.) massive, heavy bleeding foils (n.) swords
grippe (n.) flu gore (n.) blood
sadist (n.) torturer innumerable (adj.) countless
falsetto (adj., n.) high voice exhibitionist (n.) show-off
qualms (n.) misgivings unscrupulous (adj.) unprincipled
pacifist (n. ) peace lover crude (adj.) lacking tact or taste
compulsory (adj.) necessary rostrum (n.) a platform or podium

Literary Definitions

symbol—something that is itself but also stands for something else

motif—an image, metaphor, or symbol that appears over and over again in a work


Essential Questions

  • What does it mean to be true to yourself?
  • What does it mean to be a good person?

Getting Things Straight

Ch. 1

  1. What does Holden mean when he says that his brother D.B. is out in Hollywood
    ”being a prostitute” (2)?
  2. Where is Holden as the story begins? (1)
  3. What is Pencey Prep, and why does Holden dislike it? (2)
  4. How did Holden let the fencing team down? (3)
  5. Why was Holden being kicked out of Pencey Prep? (4)
  6. What kind of health does Holden appear to be in? (5)

Ch. 2

  1. Who is Mr. Spencer and why does Holden visit him? (8)
  2. What does Spencer do that particularly annoyed Holden?
  3. What can you infer about Holden’s character through his note to Mr. Spencer?
  4. What does Holden give us as the reason for “leaving” Elkton Hills? (13)
  5. What is he wondering about in terms of the ducks? (13)

Ch. 3

  1. What does Holden mean when he says, “I’m quite illiterate, but I read a lot?” Give examples of what he reads. (18)
  2. Who is Ackley? Describe him. (19)
  3. What does Ackley do that annoys Holden? (22)


Delving In

  1. Holden is critical of many things and often uses the word “phony” to express his criticism. What would you say he is critical of? (Incorporate at least 4 examples/quotes from in your response.)
  2. Why do you think Holden is concerned about the ducks during the winter (13)? (Hint: perhaps he feels an affinity with their situation?)

Academic Challenge

1. Write a short story (3-4 paragraphs) in the style of J.D. Salinger.




English I Catcher in the Rye (1-3)

Vocabulary Quiz—2/20

Answer these questions. Complete sentences are optional.

  1. Describe how you feel when you have grippe:


  1. Who might use a foil? Why?


  1. Give me an example of an exhibitionist and say why they are an exhibitionist.


  1. What might you do at a rostrum?


  1. List 3 things in your life that are compulsory.


  1. Give me an example of a pacifist and tell me why they are a pacifist.


  1. Give me a detailed example of a sadist and tell me why they are a sadist.


  1. Why might there be gore in a movie?


  1. Give me two examples of crude behavior.



Write meaningful sentences with these words. (You can use the back if you run out of room):


  1. qualms:
  2. hemorrhage:
  3. unscrupulous:
  4. innumerable:
  5. falsetto:

Literary Road Map: Catcher in the Rye

Chapters 5-13


Vocabulary Words

unanimous (adj.) all in agreement snub (v.) to slight; behave coldly toward
conscientious (adj.) careful; honest; painstaking nonchalant (adj.) seeming to be coolly unconcerned or indifferent
incognito (adj.) unknown bourgeois (adj.) middle-class
putrid (adj.) rotten and disgusting lavish (adj.) extravagant


Literary Definitions

symbol—something that is itself but also stands for something else

motif—an image, metaphor, or symbol that appears over and over again in a work

hyperbole—conscious exaggeration


Essential Questions

  • Is it inevitable (unavoidable) that we conform to the world and society around us?
  • How should a person adjust to a world they did not create?
  • What happens when a person does not accept and does not play by the rules of the dominant culture?
  • What does it mean to stay true to yourself?
  • Is it possible to grow up without becoming phony?
  • What does it mean to be a kind, decent person?
  • What does it mean to be a pushover and what does it mean to be kind?
  • Is it possible to protect everything that matters to you?
  • Is life a game?


Getting Things Straight Questions—You do not need to answer in complete sentences.


Chapter 5

1. Who is Allie, and why is his baseball mitt so special to Holden? (38)

2. Why did Holden's parents want to have him psychoanalyzed? (39)


Chapter 6

1. What does Stradlater criticize Holden for? (41)

2. Why is Holden so concerned about what happened with Jane Gallagher and Stradlater? What does this possibly reveal about Holden? (42)

3. What do Holden and Stradlater fight over?

4. What does Holden put on after the fight? Have we seen him put this on before (45)?


Chapter 7

1. Holden decides to go visit Ackley. How is he received by Ackley?

2. What is he thinking about while lying in bed? (49)

3. Why doesn’t Holden want to stay at Pencey any more? (50-51)

4. Where does Holden then decide to go? (51)

5. What is his final good-bye to Pencey Prep?

6. Why do you think Holden was crying as he left?


Chapter 8

1. What does Holden think of Mrs. Morrow?

2. What are some of the lies Holden tells Mrs. Morrow?

3. Why do you think he tells her these things?

4. “But I wouldn’t visit…Morrow if for all the dough in the world, even if I was desperate” (58). Desperate for what? Is Holden desperate?


Chapter 9

  1. Sally Hayes’ mother says that Holden “was wild and that [he] had no direction in life” (59). Would you agree? Why?
  2. The cab driver thinks Holden is kind of crazy for asking him a certain question. What is this question? Is it a question that he has been concerned with before? (a possible motif???)

3. What’s so terrible about the bellboy? (61) What does this reveal about Holden’s character?

4. What kind of person is Faith Cavendish? (66)

5. Holden calls other people phony. Does he count as one sometimes as well?

Chapter 10 (After reading about Phoebe, 66-68, you can skim the rest of the chapter)

1. Who is Phoebe, and what is Holden's opinion of her?

2. What evidence is there that shows us that Holden probably doesn't look as old as he says he looks?


Chapter 11

1. What is he worried about in terms of Jane and Stradlater? Why? What does this reveal about his Holden’s character?

2. Why is Jane so special to Holden? Describe their past relationship.


Chapter 12

1. What do Holden and the cab driver talk about

2. Why does Holden leave Ernie’s?


Chapter 13

1. Describe how Holden would deal with the “glove thief.”

2. Previously, Holden stated he was a “pacifist.” Does his description of how he would deal with the "glove thief" support this, or is he just "yellow"?

3. Why does Holden stop when girls tell him to?

4. Why do you think he doesn’t have sex with the prostitute?


Delve In Questions

Pick 2 questions to answer fully. Have a claim, follow format, and incorporate 4-6 quotations for each claim.

1. What is Holden’s mental and emotional state? How do you know?

2. Select the red hunting hat, the ducks in Central Park, or anything else as a symbol to analyze. Discuss how Salinger develops the symbol, discuss its meaning, and explain how the symbol is significant (why Salinger decided to put it in?)

3. Is Holden himself guilty of being a phony?

4. Is Holden mature or immature? Or both? How do you know?

5. We find out a lot about Holden through his reactions to and thoughts about Jane Gallagher. What do we discover about Holden’s character?


Academic Challenges—You can complete the academic challenges for extra credit.

1. Research J. D. Salinger’s life. Find the similarities between his life/character and Holden’s life/character.

2. Find a map of New York City and label four places that are mentioned in the novel on your map.

3. Do an extra Delve In question.

4. Make a timeline of the places and events that take place, beginning with Holden’s time at Pencey Prep.


Getting Things Straight: The Catcher in the Rye

Chapters 14-19

Please read Chapters 14-19 over Mardi Gras. I will count every two chapters as a homework point. Have fun!

Chapter 14

1. Does Holden have any guilty feelings about Allie? Do you feel this is abnormal in any way, or normal?

2. What made Holden cry?

3. What evidence shows us that Holden might have made a good actor?

Chapter 15

1. What is the point that Holden tries to make about people when he elaborates about the suitcases of the nuns and of his former roommate?

2. How does Holden treat the nuns?

3. Why does Holden think it spoils a conversation if someone asks what religion he is?

Chapter 16

1. Who does Holden make a date with? Why does he call her up if he thinks she's a phony?

2. How does Holden treat little kids? Give an example.

3. Does Holden know his way around the city? What does this tell us about him?

Chapter 17

1. How do Holden's feelings for women compare to his feelings for men? (123)

2. How does Holden feel about actors? The Lunts? (124)

3. What is Holden's point about the difference between men owning a car and men owning a horse? (131)

4. How does Holden describe a boy's school when talking to Sally? (131)

5. Why does Holden want to take off with Sally now instead of after college? What is the difference in his eyes? (133)

Chapter 18

1. What is Holden's opinion of the Christmas show at Radio City? (137)

2. Why did Holden think the woman who cried through the movie was a phony? (140)

Chapter 19

1. Why did Holden get mad at Luce for calling his (Luce's) old girlfriend the "Whore of New Hampshire"?

2. Who was Luce to Holden?



Literary Road Map: Catcher in the Rye

Chapters 20-26


Vocabulary Words

halitosis (p. 155) bad breath (medical condition) boisterous (p. 150) loud and noisy pedagogical (p. 164) relating to teaching foyer (p. 158) entrance hall provocative (p. 164) stimulating; tending to provoke cockeyed (p. 169) foolish; ridiculous; absurd harrowing (p. 186) extremely distressing swanky (p. 180) fancy, high class reciprocal (p. 189) mutual; performed, experienced, or felt by both sides; interchanged or given by both sides digress (p. 183) wander; stray; get sidetracked; go off on a tangent bawling (p. 213) sobbing; crying


Literary Definitions

theme – underlying meaning of a literary work. It makes some statement about or expresses some opinion on a topic. (For example, the topic of a story might be war, while the theme might be the idea that war is useless.)

Essential Questions

  • What does it mean to be mature and immature? What does it mean to be grown up?
  • Why are people cruel to one another?
  • How do people deal with seeing cruelty around them?
  • What does it mean to stay true to yourself?
  • Is it possible to grow up without becoming phony?
  • Is it possible to protect everything that matters to you?


Getting Things Straight Questions—You do not need to answer in complete sentences.

Chapter 20

  1. What does Holden pretend happens to him at the Wicker Bar? (p. 150)
  2. What happens to Phoebe’s record? How does he feel at this point?
  3. Where does Holden go after he leaves the bar? (p. 154)
  4. What information does Holden finally tell us about Allie’s funeral?
  5. What does Holden say about Allie that contradicts all his other statements about being an atheist?
  6. After he leaves the park, where does Holden go?

Chapter 21

  1. What does Holden find so intriguing about Phoebe’s notebook?
  2. What is the one critique Holden has about Phoebe?
  3. Why does Phoebe become so upset?

Chapter 22

1. Why did it depress Holden when an "old guy" told him that his days at Pencey were the happiest days of his life?

2. What does it tell us about Holden when Phoebe states, "You don't like anything that's happening"?

3. Why does Holden think about James Castle when Phoebe asks him to name one thing that he likes a lot?

4. What does it tell us about Holden when he says, "Just because somebody's dead, you don't just stop liking them, for God's sake---especially if they were a thousand times nicer than the people you know that're alive and all"?

4. What does Holden tell Phoebe he'd like to be?

Chapter 23

1. Who is Mr. Antolini?

2. How does Phoebe cover for Holden when their parents come home?

3. In talking with her parents (top 178) how does Phoebe "sound" like Holden?

4. What does Phoebe do that makes Holden cry?

5. What does Holden give to Phoebe?

Chapter 24

1. Why did Holden fail his speech class?

2. How does Holden feel physically while he talks to Mr. Antolini?

3. What does Holden say about him hating people, such as Ackley and Stradlater? (187)

4. What does Antolini's quote mean:"The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one” (188).

5. How does Antolini upset and scare Holden? Can you relate this to Holden's previous digression about "flits"?

Chapter 25

1. Later, after he has had time to think about it, what does Holden think about Antolini?

2. Why does the article on hormones upset Holden?

3. What strange feeling does Holden start to have when he steps off of curbs?

4. Why does he keep repeating, "Allie, don't let me disappear"?

5. What does Holden decide he must do next? Where does he first go?

6. With all the bad language that Holden uses, why was he so upset that curse words were written on a school wall?

7. How does Holden treat the two small boys in the museum?

8. Why is it so important to Holden that Phoebe not be mad at him? Relate this to his past, and Allie.

9. What does Holden mean when he states, "The thing with kids is, if they want to grab for the gold ring, you have to let them do it, and not say anything. If they fall off, they fall off, but it's bad if you say anything to them"?

10. Is the carrousel symbolic?

Chapter 26

1. What do we finally find out about where Holden is while he is telling the story?

2. Why shouldn’t we ever tell anybody anything?


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