Analytical Essay :. Salinger 's ' Catcher 's The Rye '

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Raghav.S Analytical Essay

Human behaviors play a major role in the life of a man; however, decline in social behavior can causes the lifestyle of a person to decline. In the book “ Catcher In The Rye” by J.D. Salinger, Holden tends to show his behavior by demonstrating the external traits of a fair person: sensitivity and caring. Sensitivity is the ‘tendency to become upset about things that are done to you, are said about you, or relate to you’ (Google Definitions). Caring is ‘ displaying kindness and concern for other’. These mentioned traits were effectively shown by Holden although he can be a thoughtless and an irresponsible person; such examples were given when Holden was very caring about his family by giving gifts to his sister and brother ( The little Shirley Bens Record), Holden has many adorable imaginations about fantasies like becoming the catcher in the rye, which proves his sensitivity and caring traits. The thesis is that Holden proves to be a memorable character because he is very sensitive and caring.

Firstly, Holden is very caring about his family matters because he proves his affection towards his siblings by writing about them in his personal story. Firstly, Holden sympathizes the death of his younger sibling Allie because he died after a serious complication in health. Holden narrates that Allie was the “ most intelligent member of the family. He was also the nicest in many ways. He was two years younger than I was, but…

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