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    J.D. Salinger was an author that inspired many authors and peoples. Some of the people he tried to inspire did terrible things and some did things that were awe-inspiring. However, despite creating hope and a voice for a generation J.D. Salinger did not like to stay in the spotlight and preferred a more reclusive lifestyle. In order to understand J.D. Salinger’s seclusive and private life one needs to see his life’s work and how they reflect his own views and feeling in the world. To help see Salinger 's view on the world, one must first see his comparisons to the character that he created. Salinger can be comparable to one of the many characters he created Holden Caulfield from his novel the Catcher in the Rye for , like Holden, Salinger was raised in an upscale Manhattan apartment. Although Salinger attended New York public school, he did enrolling at the exclusive McBurney School and just like Holden, Salinger wasn’t an interested, thought or academically exceptional student. That also wasn’t the first school that Salinger was sent to because of his poor performance at McBurney he was subsequently sent off to Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Years later Salinger join WWII, with most stories are post-WWII America and served until the end of World War II. During this time Salinger served as an interrogator in the Counter-Intelligence Corps and a participant in the D-Day offensive. Many fans and critics alike say that this is what drew Salinger to go in his seclusive and…

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    The Catcher in the Rye and Franny and Zooey The Catcher in the Rye and Franny and Zooey are two novels written by J.D. Salinger. While the books explore different ideas, there are several common themes that run throughout the two novels. The themes of innocence, sadness, mortality, isolation, education, and dissatisfaction are all similar in Franny and Zooey and The Catcher in the Rye. The main character in The Catcher in the Rye is Holden Caulfield. Holden is a seventeen-year-old boy…

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    pondered, to describing the rooms he walked into, nothing in the book was bland. Another thing I noticed about J. D. Salinger’s writing style is that it was very unorthodox. From his word choice, to how Holden talked, everything was different from books I have read in the past. Even though this book was much shorter than most other books I have read, I learned the most about a this time period than I ever had, getting a view into the culture and everyday lives of the people of the 1950s. I would…

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    Jd Salinger Influences

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    he was drafted into World War II which scarred him but also inspired his writing ("J.D. Salinger"). After the war he returned back to New York and continued writing. His work was published in The New Yorker, a favorite magazine of Salinger’s. He kept writing and in 1951 The Catcher in The Rye was finally published ("J.D. Salinger"). This book was the biggest part of his career and helped established his legacy as an influential and talented American writer. He only published a few more works…

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    Franny And Zooey Analysis

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    Franny and Zooey Essay #4 Theological instruction is evident in both J.D. Salinger’s Franny and Zooey and Jorge Luis Borge’s “The Gospel According to Mark.” Theological instruction is commonly passed down through generations. “It also occurred to [Espinosa] that the generations of men, throughout recorded time, have always told and retold two stories – that of a lost ship which searches the Mediterranean seas for a dearly loved island, and that of a god who is crucified on Golgotha” (Borges…

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    Isolationism In Spanish

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    But, Spain didn’t give any attention to that situation since they were busy in a war with France. It became difficult at the Missions because no one was able to send to the Missions and to pay for the soldiers. It only grew harder on the Mission without money to buy land to grow crops and raise livestock. As the new residents made room for themselves they asked Spain’s government to do two things: The first one was to make the Missions non-religious and to make the neophytes Spanish citizens. A…

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    He also tries to raise awareness about the disregard of "artistic design" in the products of "L'Esprit Nouveau." Moreover, he considered the good product to be the standard type, and believed that the form isn't a result of an industrial revolution but a decision made based on…

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    The Catcher in the Rye is a classic novel because of its complexity and characters that reveal certain facets of the antagonist Holden Caulfield’s character. Students should read this novel for an example of a seemingly simple book with many examples of symbolism throughout the novel. Also, The Catcher in the Rye is set in post-WW II America, a very important time in America’s history because of its vast economic growth and advances. This book should be read by high school students, as it does…

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    Corps. He lived in Weissenburg and, soon after, married Sylvia Welter. He brought her to the United States in April 1946, but the marriage fell apart after eight months and Sylvia returned to Germany. Jerome was married three times; once to Sylvia Welter (1945-1947), once to Clair Douglas (1955-1965). and then finally o Colleen O’Neil whom he stayed married to. Jerome has two kids, Margaret and Matt (born February 13, 1960) who is now an American film actor; both children of his second wife…

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    regarded on the farm that everyone was quite ready to lose an hour’s sleep in order to hear what he had to say. At one end of the big barn, on a sort of raised platform, Major was already ensconced on his bed of straw, under a lantern which hung from a beam. He was twelve years old and had lately grown rather stout, but he was still a majesticlooking pig, with a wise and benevolent appearance in spite of the fact that his tushes had never been cut. Before long the other animals began to…

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