Catcher In The Rye

Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher in the Rye Beatriz deBenito In JD Salingers' Catcher in the Rye, a troubled teenager named Holden Caufield struggles with the fact that everyone has to grow up. The book gets its title from Holden's constant concern with the loss of innocence. He did not want children to grow up because he felt that adults are corrupt. This is seen when Holden tries to erase naughty words from the walls of an elementary school where his younger sister Phoebe attended. While I was sitting down, I saw som
A Psychological Profile Of Holden Caufield
A Psychological Profile Of Holden Caufield
A Psychological Profile of Holden Caufield Anonymous Thesis: Holden Caufield is a hostile, negatively charged character that suffers from depression which stems from a desire not to grow up and a lack of closure in his brothers death. If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like . . . (pg. 1) These first words that Holden Caufield communicates during his tell of events that brought him to his breakdo
Understanding Holden
Understanding Holden
Understanding Holden Anonymous In J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, the first person narration is critical in helping the reader to know and understand the main character, Holden Caulfield. Holden, in his narration, relates a flashback of a significant period of his life, three days and nights on his own in New York City. Through his narration, Holden discloses to the reader his innermost thoughts and feelings. He thus provides the reader not only with information of what occurred, but als
Through Holdens Eyes
Through Holdens Eyes
Through Holden's Eyes Anonymous The Catcher in the Rye has truly earned it's place among great classic works. J. D. Salinger created a literary piece that was completely unique. The entire novel was written in the first person view of the 17-year-old, Holden Caulfield. The majority of the story is compiled of Holden's rudimentary monologue of 'complexly simple' thoughts, the rest utilizing his relay of previous dialogue. That and the use of unique punctuation, digressing explanations, and comple
Holden Caulfield
Holden Caulfield
Holden Caulfield Anonymous In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield views the world as an evil and corrupt place where there is no peace. His anger turned to relentlessly unforgiving social scorn. (Coles)This perception of the world does not change significantly through the novel. However as the novel progresses, Holden gradually comes to the realization that he is powerless to change this. Holden Caulfield had much going for him--a comfortable suburban life and a privileged educational ba
Holden Caulfields Attempt Into Maturity Through Phony
Holden Caulfields Attempt Into Maturity Through Phony
Holden Caulfield's Attempt Into Maturity Through Phony Vince Riccio What does phony mean to you? Do you consider it something that is not what it really seems? Or even something or someone that isn't normal in all ways or just in some? Phony is one of the words in the English literature that can have an endless amount of interpretations. Can be being phony possibly hinder an attempt to accomplish a task to fully function mentally? Can phony delay an individuals maturing period? In J.D. Salinger'
A Moment Of Revelation
A Moment Of Revelation
A Moment of Revelation Anonymous In J.D. Salinger?s The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield?s innocence is taken away through a twisted chain of events. The novel opens up with Holden depresses after fluking out of Penecy, the suicide of a classmate, and the death of his brother, Allie. Because if these tragic events, Holden tries to preserve his innocence and the purity of the children around him. Holden wants to ?catch? all of the na?ve children who are falling off the cliff into adulthood. A
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society Unknown Does entertainment influence society's attitude towards violent behavior? In order to fully answer this question we must first understand what violence is. Violence is the use of one's powers to inflict mental or physical injury upon another, examples of this would be rape or murder. Violence in entertainment reaches the public by way of television, movies, plays, and novels. Through the course of this essay it will be proven that viole
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher in the Rye Unknown There's far more to the censorship issue than a ban on sex and four-letter words. I sometimes think that those of us who need to be the most clearheaded about these matters are planting the very trees that obscure our view of the forest, says Dorothy Briley. According to Briley, a vast amount more is needed than simply vulgar language and suggestive material to censor a novel. But this is the very reason why J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye is frequently being
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher in the Rye Unknown Jerome David Salinger, born in New York City on January 1, 1919, may not have written many novels in which he is recognized for. Although, he did write one novel, which brought him fame. In many of Salinger's short stories and especially his most well-known novel he writes about how the main character falls from his or her own innocence then rises to face their challenges. In J.D. Salinger's , Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield goes through a fall from his innocence
The Catcher In The Rye
The Catcher In The Rye
The Catcher in the Rye missymail@yahoo.com Holden Caulfield, the main character in J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, is what I believe to be one of the most well-developed characters which I have read about. He has many characteristics that are all his own, such as the way he views the world, his friends and his family. One of the main things that characterizes Holden, is that way that he thinks the entire world is phony. Holden's view of the world as phony is a very strong one, and in
The Controversy Around Banning Books
The Controversy Around Banning Books
The Controversy Around Banning Books Nick Bell The subject of censorship is a very controversial one, especially the banning of books. Many people believe they must protect themselves and others from the evils of many classic books and works of art because they can be deemed indecent in one way or another. Many believe that this is absurd and censorship in its current form is a violation of our First Amendment right to free speech. Personally, I align myself with the latter, however I do fee
Phony: As Seen By Holden Caufield (Catcher in the Rye)
Phony: As Seen By Holden Caufield (Catcher in the Rye)
Phony: As seen by Holden Caufield In Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden Caufield uses diction, namely the word ?phony?, to describe many groups of people such as adults, people with wealth, and even people his own age that have certain genuinely fake personalities, such as Stradtlater. First, Holden declares people to be phonies inevitably when they reach adulthood. Holden narrates his views on adulthood as being phony by the way adults act in regards to their successors. For example, H
Literature
Literature
How is Holden Caulfield presented to the reader in The Catcher in the Rye? The initial view of Salinger?s moaning teenager disguises a character which is used as a vehicle for exploring and exposing some of the disingenuous facts of modern America and the American Dream. Therefore, his presentation with it continuous references to suicide, death and insanity can be seen as an internal microcosm of the wider problems that Salinger wishes to contest about the seemingly perfect world of post World
Belonging - some suggested related texts
Belonging - some suggested related texts
Belonging – some suggested related texts These notes have been prepared by Helen Sykes. Helen can be contacted by email at helen.sykes@ cengage.com or by phone on 0247 225 889 or 0413 873 369. Access the website for Dwayne Hopwood’s Nelson Belonging: a text for senior English students at http://secondary.cengage.com.au/title/0170178161/2566. The Arrival by Shaun Tan. Lothian Books 2006. ISBN-13 978-0-7344-0694-1. 128 pp. Wordless picture book/ graphic novel This an extraordinary representation o
Death of a loved one can greatly impact the lives
Death of a loved one can greatly impact the lives
Death of a loved one can greatly impact the lives of people. JD. Salinger‘s The Catcher in the Rye, portrays a New York City teenager in the 1950's, Holden Caulfield, as severely depressed. Holden's depression begins after the death of his younger brother, Allie. Holden is expelled from numerous schools due to his poor academics and social interactions which are brought on by his depression. Depression, preposterous lies, and alienation throughout the novel help to establish Holden's charact