Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Franny and Zooey

J.D. Salinger

fiction classics short stories challenging reflective medium-paced

201 pages | first published 1961

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The short story, Franny, takes place in an unnamed college town and tells the tale of an undergraduate who is becoming disenchanted with the selfishness and inauthenticity she perceives all around her.The novella, Zooey, is named for Zooey Glass, ...
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Moods

reflective 79%
emotional 51%
funny 37%
challenging 36%
hopeful 21%
sad 19%
dark 17%
tense 13%
lighthearted 12%
inspiring 11%
informative 7%
relaxing 4%
mysterious 2%

Pace

slow 45%
medium 41%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 96% | A mix: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 24% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.87