In this section of reading Holden takes a girl out on an ice skating date and asks her to run away with him. This reminds me of the multiple ice skating dates I have experienced and third wheeled at. Ice skating is a romantic, it is no wonder he chose this setting to cross the line and propose the idea of running away together. This event also reminds me of the ice skating date with Buddy the elf and Jovie when they skate at Rockefeller center in New York City. This connection is ironic because Buddy the elf is full of joy and Christmas spirit, where Holden is rebellious and rude. Ice skating is a romantic but overused date that seems to prove effective in movies and books to get people to fall in love.