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    Holden Caulfield Moral

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    One day Holden and Phoebe were talking and he told her he wants to be the catcher and the rye, he wants to save children and keep them innocent and pure from this dark and evil world.As a result of this,…

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    The modern person’s artistic landscape is so defined by visual narratives both on T.V and in the movies that people can hardly imagine a world without images. People see books as cheaply made movies, and this can ruin the appeal books can give. The catcher in the Rye however has…

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    In J.D. Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield is in between childhood and adulthood. He is in denial of growing up and afraid of losing his innocence. Throughout the novel, Holden seeks out people who have made an impact on his life to accept him and his problems. Very few understand his mindset and tell him to just grow up. Holden desires acceptance and understanding but is rejected by Mr. Spencer and Ackley, but later receives approval from his little sister Phoebe.…

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    being sheltered and many people are being deprived of the freedom of speech, even in our own state. Schools often use literature to teach lessons, but a challenge that teachers are facing now is the banning of many classic books. One such book is The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, which has been banned in some schools in Washington State. It teaches important lessons about coming of age, but it is being banned in many schools due to obscene…

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    J.D. Salinger, in his novel The Catcher in the Rye, symbolizes Allie’s left-handed fielder’s baseball mitt as Holden’s love for his deceased brother as well as Allie’s authentic uniqueness. J.D. Salinger displays how Allie’s death has had an impact on Holden’s life, Holden feels the loss of his brother’s death when he reminisces about Allie being on the baseball field with his baseball mitt and how Allie wrote poems on his baseball mitt. That memory makes Holden feels depress because that memory…

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    Holden Caulfield Therapy

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    The Catcher in the Rye begins with the protagonist Holden Caulfield telling the events that happened previously to him being put into a mental hospital for therapy. Although it does not directly state that Holden is in therapy until the end of the novel, if one reads between the lines they can interpret that he is in therapy within the first paragraph of the novel. As Holden begins to tell his story, he refuses to mention his early life, but he does mention that his older brother D. B. visits…

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    The Rye Museum Symbolism

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    Throughout the novel The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger frequently utilizes symbols in order to develop a theme. One recurring theme in the novel is that maturity comes with a price that many are reluctant to pay—the loss of innocence. The author employs symbols like the Museum of Natural History, the “F*** You” signs on the walls, and the Carousel to illustrate this theme. However, moving on from your childhood is an essential part of life, although it may be difficult. To shed light on…

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    J.D. Salinger wrote and released “The Catcher In The Rye” in July 16, 1951. The story is about a young boy who had many problems, especially the fear of change and growing up. Holden Caulfield is a 16 year old boy who has been expelled from school four times. Salinger uses symbolism to show Holden’s thoughts and feelings and to describe his personality too. Salinger does this because Holden is not mature enough to see these things for himself. Holden is going through a very hard time in the…

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    Identity is the primary catalyst of existence. Identity is derived from the independent exploration of the individual, a journey that shapes personality, belief systems and moral judgement within the person. To truly differentiate oneself from dependence on social configurations, complete independence must be attained, consciously dictating which attributes to retain from the dependent state and extrapolating additional desired traits from the subconscious nether. American culture embodies the…

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    of treatment, although the individual varies. It is important for friends and families of the victim to recognize the circumstances and be there for their loved one, as depression is not something you can just “get over” (Davis). In the novel The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, we see how the lack of a support unit and treatment affects the individual with depression, in this case, high school dropout, Holden Caulfield. Holden Caulfield became victim of the environmental stress of life.…

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