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    Throughout the story of The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield has lost the sight of his own sovereignty. He experiences loss of sovereignty when he has to leave his school because he had failed 4 of his classes. Holden explains that he isn’t down at the football game because, “I wasn’t supposed to come back after Christmas vacation on account of I was flunking four subjects and not applying myself and all.” (2) He has lost the right and choice to participate in Pencey Prep anymore. This is…

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    Holden Caulfield’s interesting view on life, himself and his past can be easily and seamlessly compared to the song Unwell by Matchbox Twenty. In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, the reader is introduced to Holden Caulfield, a man on the brink of adulthood, in a pattern of self-deprecation as well as struggling to transition into his future. Similarly, in Unwell by Matchbox Twenty, the narrator is recognizing many of the same traits within himself, as well as his tendencies. Specifically…

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    The Catcher in the Rye is a book published in 1951 and written by Jerome David Salinger. Though this book was controversial at this moment, it has been very popular. The author has written his book for adults, but this novel mostly interests teens. This book report summarizes The Catcher in the Rye, explains Holden the protagonist’s character and describes a theme present in the story, quotations show the theme's presence. The essay concludes with an opinion about the book. This novel is about…

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    The Catcher in the Rye written by J.D. Salinger, the book describes a young man,; Holden Caulfield.; After getting kicked out of pencey Holden has a fight with his roommate in which he is influenced into leaving the school two days early, he decides to spend those two days in New York before going back home meeting up with teachers, prostitutes, and his sister too. The book shows how a teen faces challenges of life. The author of the book, J.D Salinger, uses symbols such as, the F-uck you…

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    In the Catcher in the Rye, the author J.D. Salinger uses a variety of symbols to represent the struggles and challenges the main characters and narrator Holden Caulfield faces throughout the novel. Through the use of symbolism, Salinger is able to give additional meaning to the plot beyond what is being described by Holden. Through Holden 's desire to be a catcher in the rye, his goal of protecting the innocence of children is conveyed, but the golden rings on the carousel represents his…

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    J.D Salinger’s novel, Catcher In The Rye is about a teen, Holden Caulfield, the protagonist of the narrative. Holden is full of unique problems and most of the time lost in his own world, that can’t face reality. The psychoanalytic theory arranges a lens of definition when working at Holden Caulfield. Holden is seen as a lonely, rebellious teen who flunked out of an all-boys private school, Pencey Prep. Failing school exemplifies how Holden controls his own decisions in the real world. As…

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    Existentialism elements can be seen in the novel through the movement of the Europeans. Adding to this it also was part of the WW2 existentialism has been part of the world since time bck. In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, you can see existentialist elements by how he displays Holden's difficulties throughout the novel as he grew up in his transition from childhood to adolescents. Throughout the novel he portrayed himself through isolation as he always wanted to be alone.As seen in…

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    as mental struggles. Salinger grew up going to many different prep schools as well as his character Holden Caulfield in the Catcher in the Rye. Holden deals with depression in this book as Salinger himself has dealt with depression induced by the stress from the war. Salinger uses his personal experiences to form his common characters who show up in other stories. In Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger shows a boy's struggle with growing up and maturing. Depression is becoming more and more…

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    Thesis: After experiencing the harshness of the adult world, Holden embarks on a journey to become the Catcher In the Rye and preserve children's’ innocence. He goes through a numerous amount of different trials that end in failure; which leads to him realizing that innocence is not something that can be obtained forever. Body Paragraph 1 Holden develops a dream job that entails of him trying to preserve children’s innocence. His idea for his job came about after experiencing loosing his own…

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    Throughout The Catcher in the Rye, written by J.D. Salinger, holden's fear of change is that change is not only everywhere, but can not be stopped . No matter how hard holden tries he will have to change his ways and become an adult. Little do we know it's already happening. Holden doesn't like change. He likes everything around him to stay the same for as long as it can. Holden often say in the novel there are many times his life changes around him. Change happens in everyone's life no…

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