To better see all uses of the word
Zen
in
Franny and Zooey
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Zen
Used In
Franny and Zooey
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Last month, Dean Sheeter (whose name usually transports Franny when I mention it) approached me with his gracious smile and bull whip, and I am now lecturing to the faculty, their wives, and a few oppressively deep-type undergraduates every Friday on Zen and Ma-hayana Buddhism.
  • Much, much more important, though, Seymour had already begun to believe (and I agreed with him, as far as I was able to see the point) that education by any name would smell as sweet, and maybe much sweeter, if it didn’t begin with a quest for knowledge at all but with a quest, as Zen would put it, for no-knowledge.

  • There are no more uses of "Zen" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • The study compares the mental benefits of Zen meditation to those of prayer.
  • He titled the book, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading