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Catcher in the rye
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...Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Slinger has effective employed the use of symbols to portray different events and scenes that have been described throughout the story. Symbols have highly been developed throughout the novel and they mostly revolve around the development of the main character –Holden and how he perceives certain things in life. In these book, the writer tries to pass the message that there are certain things or certain aspects of that are very hard to avoid during the growth of a person. One cannot hold onto his or her innocence forever as has been depicted in the novel, the more an individual clings onto it, the more he or she lose sight of oneself... Details Introduction In the novel The...
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...Catcher in The Rye, as a high school literature assignment, and I am writing to express the reasons why this novel should be banned and not read by anyone, especially young people. The main character in the novel is a young guy by the name of Holden Caulfield, who seemingly revels in the role of social rebel. The first problem is the profane language that Holden uses to express himself through out the book. In an age of digital technology, where the actual reading of books and expansion of spoken language has diminished, I really cannot find a need for a book that encourages the use of profanity as a means of self-expression, because... Dear Editor; I have recently finished reading the novel, The...
Catcher in the Rye
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...Catcher in the Rye: An Overview Catcher in the rye is a story of a sixteen year old boy as he struggled in different aspects of life. He discusses his view and perspective in life, his feelings towards opposite sex, his family, his schoolmates and teachers. He pours his inner thoughts and feelings towards different subjects in his life, his constant loneliness and the phase he is experiencing. One of the things that Holden struggles with, are the phonies of his surroundings. He thinks that Pency Prep is phony including the system and Dr. Thurmer, the man managing it. He thinks his surroundings are phony because they do not...
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...Catcher in the Rye: Movie Review Titanic This is the story of two confused lovers, Jack Dawson and Rose something, who meet each other while they are on the “unsinkable” luxury liner, the Titanic. The babe, Rose, is engaged to a rich man that she does not love and who treats her like a goddam possession or something. Because of this, Rose wants to jump overboard (it kills me … she could have spared herself the trouble and waited a few days) but is saved by the low-life adventurer Jack Dawson. Rose’s moron of a fiancé Cal watches the two pathetic lovers grow closer, and no matter how hard he tries, he cannot keep the two apart. But while they are too busy...
Catcher in The Rye
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...catcher in the rye. He always talks about people being phony. He is swearing a lot, my poor brother. He is not happy.... Caulfield, the main character and the narrator of the story, has his share of troubles in life. Many of those troubles he caused himself, such as being expelled from his school. He finds himself in a hard fix. He just got kicked out of his school; his fencing team lost their gear because of him. He is very upset his roommate had a date with Jane – his neighbor girl he has a bond with. He considers a lot of people being phonies. At this particular time in his life he feels very lonely. When he gets to Ney York, he wants to call someone to talk with, but he cannot think of anyone he...
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...Catcher in the Rye (Jerome David Salinger) 14 November (Estimated word count – 694) Introduction J. D. Salinger is considered as one of the icons in modern American literature and his work has been compared to the works of Mark Twain in some respects. His style of writing is to use exposition and juxtaposition of events to illustrate and flesh out his characters, mainly the chief protagonist, Holden Caulfield. His style is of unstated simplicity, using a lot of those profanities to give vent to an adolescents frustration with the world. Overall, the theme of the novel is one of undiagnosed depression. Salinger is very good at providing descriptions such that the reader can easily identify... & Number:...
Catcher In The Rye
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...Catcher In The Rye It would be an under ment to say that the novel under discussion was a wonderful read. It was much more than a wonderful read!It was a book that spoke to you, it had a story that made you think, it had a protagonist that looked you in the eye when he spoke the most outrageously honest realities of life without so much as a blink. Although the action and events of the novel were vital in making the book into a complete whole and the language of the book contributed in giving it a most unique evocative quality, yet it was the protagonist himself who carried the burden of the story on his shoulders. It is my opinion that Holden Caulfield...
Catcher in the Rye (Book)
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...Catcher in the Rye In spite of The Catcher in the Rye being usually well thought-out only as an inconsequential ic of American literature, it has proved to be a very popular book that often provokes powerful reactions, both positive and negative, from its varied readers. As a matter of fact, The Catcher in the Rye is considered one of the most extensively read and talked about literary pieces in the American literary history. In the face of the extensive reputation it has gained, some reservists argue that the book is offensive, morally wrong, and undeveloped to be considered as a serious piece of literature. Some have opted to censor the book because they feel it will corrupt their children...
The CAtcher in the Rye
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...Catcher in the Rye follows its main character, Holden Caulfield, over the course of several days as his mental state deteriorates. None of the events that take place during these days would normally lead a person to the kind of breakdown that Holden is subject to; it is obvious that from the start that of these events that he is suffering from psychological anxiety that forces his irrational behavior: “One problem is that Holden tells us very little about ‘what my lousy childhood was like’ or the event that may have brought on the trauma behind all of his problems: the death of a younger brother when Holden... The Psychology of Catching: Holden Caulfield’s Mental Deterioration J.D. Salinger’s The...
The Catcher in the Rye
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...Catcher in the Rye should be banned? The Catcher in the Rye, written by J. D. Salinger, is set for the period of 1950s, and the protagonist of the novel is Holden Caulfield. The story he narrates is about events occurring between the end of fall term in school and Christmas. He is sixteen, young and rebellious. He is expelled from his school because he does not apply for any classes. He thinks that his school fellows are all phonies and morons. He gets drunk and is lonely after having bad encounters with a prostitute, his old girlfriend, and his English teacher, Mr. Antolini. Holden alluded about being in a mental hospital. The whole novel revolves around rebellion, alienation... and...
The catcher in the rye
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...catcher in the rye Even though growing up remains inevitable, coming into terms with the progression remain elusive at preeminent. Such is the Holden Caulfield’s struggle, the central character and walking image of teenage angst in Salinger's novel, “The Catcher in the Rye”. Caulfield is not only a typical sixteen-year-old, but his outlooks of alienation in a "phonies" world as well as his fright on the passage to adulthood from childhood echo through most modern high schools (Beidler 13). Caulfield experiences an acute identity predicament - he does not comprehend the world around him, while, more essentially, he does not indeed want to. After an emotive nosedive emphasized by Pencey Prep... The...
The Catcher in the Rye
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...Catcher in the Rye The disturbing behavior of the main character, Holden Caulfield can have different implications to the readers. His character can garner sympathy or it may alarm others. Some might be taken by his story but others might be appalled. Although Holden depicts a delinquent juvenile believed to be a disturbing influence on the youth, he is actually just a misunderstood and confused young man badly affected by the harsh realities of life. No one can deny Holden's explicit use of words or his being extremely judgmental of the things and people around him to the extent that he becomes mean. He can be thought of as an ungrateful spoiled brat who fails on purpose and get... Day Month Year The...
Catcher in the Rye Comparison to Author
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...Catcher in the Rye J.D Salinger was born on January 1919 in the district of Manhattan in New York as son of Solomon Salinger and Marie. The ‘Catcher in the Rye’, one of the most significant works of Salinger features Holden Caulfield as the central character. The novel explains the experiences of rebellious protagonist student Holden most of which resembles Salinger himself. In fact, Salinger’s work Catcher in the Rye is claimed as an autobiographical one. The experiences of sixteen year old Holden reflect character and actions of Salinger in his youth. As Bloom (p.18) comments, “in addition to creating a maelstrom of controversy in its critical reception”, the novel clearly tell us... ? (Assignment)...
Socratic Seminar on Catcher in the Rye
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...Catcher in the Rye Essential Question: Psychoanalyze Holden. What isat the root of his problems? Who is telling his story? The Catcher in the Rye is an inspiring novel that was composed in 1951 by a renowned writer and narrator, J. D. Salinger. Initially, the novel was an informative novel that was directed towards addressing adult problems. However, based on the social changes in modern society, the novel turned out to be popular among adolescent and young people in the society. To confirm its popularity in modern inclusive and challenging society, the work has been translated into almost all major languages in the world... ?Sunshine Robles Ms. Walker English 11, p.3 28 November Socratic Seminar on...
Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
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...Catcher in the Rye”. It should be mentioned that many authors of that time paid much attention to the problem of world civilizations but Salinger considered that the problem is inside every human and should... ?Jarom D. Salinger is the most famous among the representatives of New York literary school of 40-60-ies of the XX-th century. The creative activity of the writer brings the reader into the specific world which is full of emotions and feelings. The works of the writer are unique because of their reflectiveness. One of the main themes of the creative activity is that everyone is lonely and unique in this world. This theme is successfully described in the most famous novel by Jarom D.Salinger “The...
2nd Catcher in the Rye ASSIGNMENT
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...Catcher in the Rye. I suppose it is normal to see this book as a story of teenage angst and disorientation, but my views are somewhat different. In considering the behavior of Holden Caulfield, I tried to imagine living back in the 1940’s and being around him. I don’t think I would have liked him. Holden seems to lack to respect for anyone he comes in contact with, which at times is very confusing since he claims to have fond feelings for a few people in the story. Holden constantly criticizes people for their phoniness and petty behavior, but his is no different from theirs. He claimed he had a true love... Dear Mr. Salinger, I am writing you to share some of my thoughts about your novel, The Catcher ...
Catcher in the Rye chapter 14
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...Catcher in the Rye – Chapter 14 “Old Maurice unbuttoned his whole uniform coat. All he had on underneath was a phony shirt collar, but no shirt or anything.” This is one of the rare instances when Holden’s definition of “phony” is seen. Maurice is dressed in his complete work uniform, yet beneath the outer layer that everyone will see is absolutely nothing, save for a fake collar. He is not donning a real uniform, but pieces of it, which shows that he might not take his job as seriously as he may let others believe. “The goddam movies. They can ruin you. I’m not kidding.” This quote is made after the scene in which Holden imagines what he would do to...
Holden on catcher in the Rye
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...rye where all those children play. It made me imagine how joyfully children would have played around in the rye that is Leonato’s Estate, with me watching them over... Holden Caufield’s take on Much Ado About Nothing: I find Much Ado About Nothing quite amusing. Some of the characters in the play sound phony. The high-intensity romance between Claudio and Hero comes across as especially phony to me. After all, most whirlwind romances come crashing to ground one day. The way Claudio and Hero express their love for each other betrays their state of delusion. Benedick and Beatrice, on the other hand, show more sense; although in the end they too are tricked into romance. But before they ended up this...
Loss of innocence in Catcher in the Rye
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...Catcher in the Rye: Although growing up brings along with it many virtues that one cannot enjoy as a child, yet one very precious thing that is lost during the process of transition from childhood to adulthood is innocence. People not only lose their innocence themselves, but also notice it in other people around them who have grown up. In the novel “The Catcher in the Rye”, Salinger shows how while loss of innocence is one of the outcomes of maturity, there is hardly anyone who does not have the wish to preserve his/her true innocence. Even the most hardcore people whose courage others find intimidating often cherish a soft spot for many innocent memories... as one grows up. Sadly, the world...
The Catcher in the Rye: Character Growth and Symbols
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...Catcher of Rye: Character Growth and Symbols Stories of the great literature success have a number of stances which are considered as the basis of moral of the story. The authors give life to the characters which is totally different in the initial chapters of the novel. It is for this reason that a couple of symbols, attributes and symbols are introduced in the novel to help the readers understand as to how any character reaches its climax. The Catcher in the Rye is one of the modern English literature successes because the author of the novel J. D. Salinger has written a well-driven plot of the novel. The reason behind its success was the mere growth of the characters projected... in the...
The Catcher in the Rye (Choose any prompt)
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...Catcher in the Rye The literary work on The Catcher in the Rye offers an insight into the concept of symbolism in narrative development. In this creative writing of Salinger, it is worth to note that the theme of maturity and loss of innocence among the young people is emphasized as a passage of right. From the onset of the story, Holden is overtaken by the desire to isolate himself from the society in an attempt to realize identity. This is one characteristic of the young people as they undergo transition to adulthood. However, symbolism has been used in this work to amplify the vulnerability of the young people in as far as loss of their innocence towards maturity is concerned. One... is...
Symbolisms in The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
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...Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger In the first place, Holden Caulfield in J.D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye” is a 17-year old adolescent who learns to critic life and finds at an early age that there are several reasons why life seems unworthy to live. He remembers people, events, and places well and the way he tells his own story in the novel is quite spontaneous. Caulfield states them either directly or indirectly and whenever it seems necessary to say something indirectly or figuratively, Salinger makes him mention it with symbols. Essentially, “The Catcher in the Rye” is known for three symbolisms – the wise use of the word “phony”, the red hunting hat, and the ducks... Symbolisms in “The...
Socioeconomic class- its role in The Catcher in the Rye
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...Catcher in the Rye This paper presents a discussion of The Catcher in the Rye byDavid Salinger. The focus is on how the author uses themes, motifs, and symbols to improve meaning to the novel’s chapters and storyline. A major theme in the book is alienation through self-protection. Across the entire novel, Holden appears to encounter an exclusion from the society. He mentions to Mr. Spencer that he has a feeling of being trapped on life’s “other side”. He continues trying to find a way across the world that he does not belong. The novel progresses to develop the perception that the alienation of Holden is a form of self-protection (Salzman 67). While he wears the hunting... number Socio-economic in The...
Book report for the catcher in the rye
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...Catcher in the Rye: A Review. J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye is a novel about seventeen year-old Holden Caufield, the narrator, speaking from a mental institution where he is recovering from a nervous breakdown. He narrates the events that led to his condition and hospitalization. The story begins at Pencey prep where Holden has been kicked out for poor achievement. The book highlights several themes which include: delinquency, prostitution, sexual harassment and drunkenness. It is full of negative activities. It outlines the reasons for Holden’s break down which is mainly due to the negative experiences he encounters. In many ways, the life of the main character, Holden, resembles... ...
Critical analysis of book "The Catcher in the Rye"
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...Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye presents memorable characters who are, in one way or another, alienated from the worlds within which they live. Alienation and dissatisfaction are perhaps the hall-marks of the modern teenager, but in this novel they are taken to an extreme level. Indeed, one of the characters, Holden Caulfield, has become perhaps the most infamous character in all of literature. Many real people, often of a disturbed nature, have found a home within Holden's search for an identity.1 Holden Caulfield does not appear to be a very sympathetic character on first glance. He is resoundingly negative in his view of the world, and his search for an identity is constantly... The...
The Antihero in Literature. "The Catcher and the Rye"
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...Catcher in the Rye. By no stretch of the imagination can Holden Caulfield be considered a villian within this book as many antiheroes are. However, Caulfied is most certainly an outsider as he does not feel a part of the world that he lives in. In Caulfield’s opinion, he is ignored and overlooked: “Sometimes I act older than I am –I really do—but people never notice it. People never notice anything”(Salinger, 9). According to an article entitled “What is an antihero?” the antihero is “someone with some of the qualities of a villain... and Number The Antihero In recent years, the antihero has become increasinly popular within films and books. The hero was once the star of these stories as a shining...
Summary of The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger
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...Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye is a story by J D Salinger. The story is one that is a benchmark when conductingstudies on adolescence behavior. This is owing to the fact that in a world of raging hormones, the author has managed to capture the element that defines the transgression of boundaries set by innocence. In this book, Salinger weaves of story of Holden Caulfield and takes the reader through a journey of everything adolescent. To begin with, the plot is one that has to do with a character known as Holden Caulfield - a 16 year old ridden with all the typical adolescent problems. Shy of hard work, he drops out of school only to chase women and parties... Analysis of Adolescence -...
The Development of The Main Character (Protagonist) in The Catcher In The Rye
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...Catcher in the Rye, Reprint ed. Florida: Paw Prints, 2008, pp. 1-277.... Holden Caulfield Holden Caulfield is the main character or protagonist and narrator of the novel. Holden is a sixteen year-old, funny, sarcastic, and brutally honest observer. Throughout the course of the novel, Holden described his three-day adventures in New York after being expelled from Pencey Prep. Holden’s alienation and being deep-troubled sink him into depression and nervous breakdown. The development of the main character started chapter by chapter. In Chapter 1, Holden mentioned his brother D.B., a Hollywood writer and how disappointed he was after learning that his brother prostituted himself to Hollywood to write...
Journeys of the Self in The Catcher in the Rye and A Room with a View
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...Catcher in the Rye and A Room with a View The idea of the journey plays a central role in both J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye and E.M. Forster's Room with a View. In both novels, the action is set off by an act of flight, both interior and exterior - Holden Caulfield journeys from his boarding school in Pennsylvania to his home in New York City and then across New York in an effort to escape the "phoniness" of the adult world; Lucy Honeychurch travels from her home in Surrey to Florence, Italy to escape the petty-minded provincialism of her upbringing. The journeys of these two characters are, however, prompted by opposing motivations. Lucy flees... 22 March 2009 Journeys of the Self in The...
"Catcher in the Rye" by J.D Salinger VS. "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston.
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...Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger and Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston The issue of violence can be denied or avoided by the contemporaries, but, unfortunately, it is a part of our lives. Violence has always existed in the world, as there are always two sides in our lives, two aspects, and two paths for our development… The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger appeals for the problem of violence and vividly discusses the way a teenager tries to survive in a violent world, which is full of sex, drugs and alcohol. Holden Caulfield does not have any problems in his access to alcohol. This boy tries to deal with his depression by means of alcohol consumption... ? Comparative Essay between...
Based on your analyses of The Catcher in the Rye and two films demonstrate one lesson developed in these texts about the role of
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...Catcher in the Rye, the many characters in John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club, and Kat and Bianca Startford in Gil Junger’s 10 Things I Hate About You all struggle to maintain relationships with their parents while discovering their own identities, yielding different results in each situation. From the beginning of The Catcher in the Rye, it is evident that Holden Caulfield’s relationship with his parents isn’t quite what it is supposed to be. Holden discusses how he has been kicked out of school and yet, his parents are entirely unaware of it. He also expresses that he has no desire to come home. Right there, it was evident that Caulfield had a disconnect... ?Parent-Child Relationships in Literature and...
What do The Bell Jar and Catcher in the Rye identify as the main concerns of the 1950s for young people
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...Catcher in the Rye and Esther, the protagonist of The Bell Jar are characters deeply rooted in this conflicting and confusing time. It is probably no accident, then, that both these characters seek professional help in dealing with what may be madness or insanity, or what must may be the stress of living in a time that is not easily understood or explained. Women in America went to work after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the entry into World War II, and many of them decided that they liked it; American men took it upon themselves in the 1950s to attempt the enforced removal repression of that desire to remain at work. Until America joined the war... Conformity and Rebellion in 1950s America In the...
Carther in the rye
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...catcher in the rye. He pictures children playing in a field of rye next to a cliff, and imagines that he would catch them in the event that they slip. This dream shows us that he has affection for childhood. Finally, Holden’s obsession with profanity manifests itself when he sees obscene graffiti in school. While on his way to visiting his friend Phoebe, he sees the words ‘fuck you’ (Bloom, 2007, Cap. 25) inscribed on the wall and tries to erase them. This shows his dislike against anything that may corrupt the mind... AN ANALYSIS OF HOLDEN’S ACHIEVEMENTS IN HIS STRUGGLES IN SALINGER’S CARTCHER IN THE RYE J. D Salinger’s The Cartcher in the rye is a controversial novel initially published for adults....
Sun catcher marketing plan
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...Catcher will be characterized by three competencies that are inter-linked. These competencies will support and drive growth. They are cost management, strategy, and organization. Sun catcher will aim to have optimal marketing organization, and thus efficiency, which will support the firm’s laid out strategy. As a company, it is imperative that we have, and continue to understand the value of marketing organization since it is a major driver of loyalty from our staff. High staff turnover rate leads to disappointing revenue and customer growth (Schrick 4). We at Sun Catcher aim to address marketing... 5.0 Controls In order to gauge performance, monitoring of the following fields will have be done:...
Essay on novel Ham on Rye (Charles Bukowski)
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...Rye” Charles Bukowsky’ novel, “Ham on Rye” deals with the growth of its protagonist, Henry Chinaski, whose anti-heroic character, in the first place, develops as a response to his relationship with his father, Big Henry Chinasky. The author attempts to show that during the Great Depression a poor child’s psychophysical growth has further deteriorated because of his father’s superstitious as well as apparently malignant attitude towards his teenage boy’s wellbeing. Whereas the protagonist Henry should grow a harmonious and calculative view of the world through his relationship with friends, he is forced to pass his childhood and boyhood in sarcastic loneliness... Father-son Relationship in “Ham On Rye”...
Childrens Literature
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...Catcher in the Rye by J.D... ?Live, Learn and Pass it on Abraham Lincoln once said, “The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. “ It is true that whether you are a kid or an adult, books would offer you a window of knowledge, imagination, wisdom and learning, much more you could attain from any life being. This article focuses on books and their impact on social development skills of children. A book such as Black Beauty, written by English author Anna Sewell in 1877 is an example how there is a positive co-relation between reading literature and social development. On the contrary, a book that would be inappropriate in this regard is The Catcher...
Holdens individualism
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...Catcher in the Rye” presents the major conflict that exists between the protagonist Holden and the rest of the society. The teenage Holden views adults as phonies; he therefore wants to preserve the innocence of childhood and rebels against the onset of adulthood. He sees himself watching children playing a game in a “field of rye”, while he “stands at the edge of some crazy cliff” ready to catch the children and save them from falling. (Salinger 224). This is a symbolic representation of the innocence and lack of bias that exists in childhood as opposed to the dissension, and turmoil in phony adult society. However, at the end of the novel, he realizes that he... Holden’s individualism The novel...
American Dream in American Literature
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...Catcher in the Rye" or Carson McCullers' heroine Mick Kelly the dream of freedom turns into a nightmare. Unlike Carson McCullers' "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter," the events in "The Catcher in the Rye" unfold after the end of World War II and the Great Depression. Ironically, prosperity followed the war. The Gross National Product jumped to $500 billion after the war... American Dream in American Literature American dream is a reality and at the same time an illusion. It is a reality based on the proclamation in the closing line of the American National Anthem "the land of the free, and the home of the brave." American dream was a revolutionist idea. It took shape as aspirations for religious freedom, equ...
The theory of individualism
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...Catcher In The Rye's protagonist, Holden Caufield, practiced individualism because he disagreed with the culture in his mainstream society. He was successful only in the sense of being able to express his individualism in words and actions. Ultimately, Holden ended up being a loser because neither society nor himself could get along with his extreme expressions. He could not even reconcile with himself to accept his individualism and ended up an outcast, alienated and isolated in a sanatorium. Holden has been made a symbol of American individualism of his time. Salinger used him as a mouthpiece to voice his contemporary society's social issues like... Individualism. The Catcher ...
Compare and contrast
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...Catcher in the Rye are struggling males that through the progression of the respective stories in order to become men. Walter is making the transition from adult to man in Raisin in the Sun. While some of his choices are not the best, he does advance throughout the story. The second character from the Catcher in the Rye is Holden. This character is very introspective. There are many similarities between Walter and Holden, but as many differences as well. In the end, both men achieved growth during their stories. While neither man was perfect, they both grew within the context of the plots. Walter and Holden have very different living situations... ? The two characters chose from Raisin in the Sun and...
Choose two pieces of literature, one labeled "fantasy" and one labeled realistic fiction that treat the same important theme, such as family, getting along with your peer group, the value of imagination, etc.
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...Catcher in the Rye” and “Dune,” by JD Salinger and Frank Herbert respectively, the theme of growing up is treated differently in reality and fantasy. Growing up involves confronting a cold, cruel world that is out to harm the protagonist for the main characters of both books. However, Salinger’s book is ultimately more effective, because it must function in a world familiar to reality, rather than... FICTION The theme of growing up or becoming an adult is a common theme in many different types of literature. In both realistic fiction and fantasyfiction, the subject of becoming a man or woman is a narrative standby, but it is treated somewhat differently by different authors. In the works “The Catcher...
Holden and Alexander's Frustration
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...Catcher in the Rye and Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day conveys the message on how life can be disappointing. The novel and the children’s story have proven that Holden and Alexander’s lives are shown to have a similar relationship between characters on how bad a day or life can affect their personality with dealing with frustration and disappointment. This essay discusses the similarities in Holden and Alexander’s life situation. Theme... Holden and Alexander’s frustration At times in the of lives, people experience bad days, terrible years and even a lifetime full of unpleasant happenings. Most storybooks and novels reflect people’s lives and offer lessons in the end....
Fighting Fate and Rewriting Destiny
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...Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and Blanche DuBois of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. Instead of dealing with the harsh realities of life, these two characters chose to live in alternate... ?Fighting Fate and Rewriting Destiny Throughout life, we realize that many of the realities we come to face are very harsh. You can never know what to expect and because of this, you never know what you’ll end up being happy with. Many of us face unhappiness at different points in our life; it is how we deal with this unhappiness that makes a difference. While some accept this unhappiness and move forward, others dwell on it and try to fight it. Two characters who do this are Holden Caulfield of The...
Why many teenagers like Holden have tendency like Sadism?
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...Catcher in the Rye. Infobase Publishing, 2009. Costello, Donald P. "The Language of’ the Catcher in the Rye." American Speech (1959): 172- 181.... Why do Teenagers like Holden have a Tendency like Sadism? Sadism is a in which an individual derives pleasures from other people or things by causing pain, humiliating them, enjoying when they suffer and degrading them. The Cather in the Rye is a story, which is reveals the true happenings in the current world. Teenagers have become victims of their own actions. With little guidance, they end up falling prey of their own emotions. In this discussion, sadism displayed by Holden will form a major background in understanding why...
The fundamentality of Holdens alienation-- a form of self protection to resist the process of maturity
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...Catcher in the Rye is a book about an adolescent boy caught between desire to appear grown-up and suave, while at the same time being repulsed by what he feels is phoniness in the adult world. The novel represents Holden Caulfield's attempts to come to terms with both of these polarities. Throughout the novel, the reader is presented time and time again with Holden's revolving patterns-his attempt to connect and his habit of alienating himself both from the adult world and people he meets. This essay will take a look at Holden's patterns of alienation... May 05, 2006 The fundamentality of Holden's alienation-- a form of self protection to resist the process of maturity When The Catcher in the Ryeby...
Book Review
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...Catcher in the Rye which have been intentionally left untied by the author. These loose ends only serve to add to tension and frustration experienced by readers because there is no proper conclusion. Instead, readers are at liberty to imagine stuff and deduce the end on their own however they like it. I do not prefer the way the protagonist, Holden, refuses to discuss his life near the end following his day out with Phoebe. Such an ending casts a heavy cloud of ambiguity on the minds of readers. After spending the day in the park with his younger sister Phoebe, Holden should have deterministically turned his back on a directionless... 30 April Book review: There are many loose ends in the story The...
An author thesis paper on 4 of J.D Salingers works
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...catcher in the rye 2.2. Franny and Zooey 2.3. Nine stories 2.4. Raise the Roof Beam, Carpenters,and Seymour: An Introduction. 3.0. Analysis 4.0. Conclusion 1.0. Introduction. Salinger was a renowned writer in the 1960 whose works were published and read all over in the US. his major work was The Catcher in the Rye, a novel that sell up to and over 25,000 copies annually, while the other short stories such as Franny and Zooey, Nine Stories, and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction were subsequently published. Most of his works, especially the novel The Catcher in the Rye depicted a great deal of adolescent themes through... ?Outline 0. Introduction 2.0. Discussion 2 The...
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...Catcher in the Rye and The Great Gatsby. 5. Page 505 of our handbook says that religions such as Christianity, Muslims, Jews and Protestants should be capitalized. 6. Page 510 of our handbook says that the abbreviations BC and AD come after the date? 7. Page 140 of our handbook says that the topics to be included in a résumé for an application letter include the objective, educational achievements, work experience and relevant skills. 8. Page 481 of our handbook says that semicolons should not be used between dependent and independent clauses, so the sentence is correct. 9. Page 480 of our handbook says that semicolons are used between two independent clauses, so the sentence... Quiz: Getting to...
To Kill a Mockingbird
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...Catcher in the Rye, one would note similarities... To Kill a Mockingbird The novel To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee and published in 1960, is widely respected for a multitude of reasons but primarily for its minute and just commentary on the society of a small Alabama town, in which the novel is set. Lee portrays, with frank honesty, all those evils and injustices that thrived in the social structure of that era. The novel is narrated by Scout who lives with her elder brother Jem and her well-respected lawyer father, Atticus Finch. Scout and Jem are portrayed as normal fun-loving children but are shown to be gifted with a rare maturity of thought and a depth of perception and insight that...
Communication
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...Catcher in the Rye’. Salinger’s sued, and in the defense Colting said that he was parodying the work of Salinger essentially. This argument by Colting was trashed by the court, which ruled in essence that there is no original creation in the act of extending the life of an existing literary character into the present time, as Colting did in imagining an older Caulfield, where the distinctiveness of the character’s personality traits for instance are preserved, and can be seen as being... ? J.D. Salinger v. Fredrik Colting 641 F. Supp. 2d 250 In this case, Colting was said to have written a novel whose key character, Mr. C, is said to have been patterned after Holden Caulfield in JD Salinger’s ‘The...
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