Allie in Catcher in the Rye: Character & Quotes


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What does Holden write about in the descriptive essay he creates for Stradlater in The Catcher in the Rye?

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1. How did Allie die in The Catcher in the Rye?

2. Why didn't Holden go to Allie's funeral in The Catcher in the Rye?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Allie Caulfield is Holden's deceased younger brother from The Catcher in the Rye. This quiz will ask you several questions about Allie, including how he dies and what happens to his baseball glove.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you to:

  • Know what Holden writes about in Stradlater's descriptive essay
  • Understand how Allie dies
  • Determine why Holden doesn't go to Allie's funeral
  • Recall what Holden asks Allie to do during a panic attack
  • Assess what happens to Allie's baseball glove

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about The Catcher in the Rye to understand the nature of Allie's death
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the reason why Holden doesn't attend Allie's funeral
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important information from the related lesson on Allie from The Catcher in the Rye

Additional Learning

If you want to gain a deeper understanding of this character, check out the related lesson called Allie in Catcher in the Rye: Character & Quotes. The lesson will help you:

  • Know how old Holden is at the time of Allie's death
  • Analyze quotes from the novel
  • Understand how Holden remembers Allie