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- He doesn't fit in any of the cliques at Pency, whereas "the guys that are on the basketball team stick together, the goddam intellectuals stick together, the Catholics stick together..." (Salinger 170).
- He tries to connect with the 3 girls from the Lavender room but fails
- He connects well with children because kids are naive and non-judgemental, unlike adults
- Holden talks to Allie when he is emotionally distressed
- Holden feels like he is falling and he asks Allie "don't let me disappear," (Salinger 270). Friendships - Teenagers Peer Pressure - Intro Peer Pressure - Holden - I think Holden feels pressure to have sex because he wants to fit in with the other boys
- All the other "guys at Pencey just talked about having sexual intercourse with girls all the time," (Salinger 63).
- Faith Cavendish, Sunny, other girlfriends
- Holden pesters Carl Luce with questions about sex Peer Pressure - Teenagers - Media uses sex to sell magazines, television, music videos, etc.
- Teenagers are bombarded with sexual material
- This makes it appear like everybody has sex
- Even Tween/Teen magazines print articles and feature quizzes about dating
- Not only do magazines pressure teenagers to become sexually active earlier, there's also a body image
- Magazine covers are always Photoshoped
- Double standard about sex
- Homosexual relationships are taboo Peer Pressure - Introduction - There's a double standard about gay relationships and lesbian relationships
- There is a lot of pressure on teenagers to fit in
- 'that's so gay'
- Holden and modern day teenagers struggle with being gay “Life is a game that one plays according to the rules.”
“If you get on the side where all the hot-shots are, then it’s a game, all right- I’ll admit that. But if you get on the other side, where there aren’t any hot-shots, then what’s a game about it? Nothing.” (12 Salinger). How do you choose a friend?
- someone that has the same interests
- someone that makes you happy
- someone that is nice
- in general, someone that you connect with - Struggle with cliques
- In the cafeteria people tend to sit with the same people at the same table
- Even go as far as dressing alike
- People like to form cliques because it makes them feel important
- Pretend to be someone you're not to be accepted - A lot of peer pressure comes from the cliques
- People feel pressured to be like everyone else so they can fit in
- I think Holden feels pressured to have sex Peer Pressure - Holden Peer Pressure - Teenagers - Teenagers today feel a lot of pressure to be heterosexual
- Media plays a big role
- As children, they are only exposed to heterosexual relationships
- Teenagers in general are afraid of being rejected, ridiculed and bullied
- Teenagers still feel pressured to conform to society
- Teenagers feel pressured to have sex to prove that they are heterosexual
- Presently it is easier to come out than it was 50 years ago
- There are more role models who are homosexual Struggles: Holden vs. Modern Day Teenagers Rachel Eng
May 28th 2013 - I believe that Holden is homosexual
- Holden constantly lies to others and himself
- Holden calls himself Rudolph Schmidt because "I didn't feel like giving her my whole life story," (Salinger 71).
- He pretends to be a ladies man
- Mr. Antolini tells Holden about the fall Overall, a lot of the struggles that teenagers faced in the 1950s are still a struggle that teenagers face today.
But as Dr. Thurmer told Holden, "Life is a game," (Salinger 12). Works Cited Culture Club, . Karma Chameleon. 2009. Music Video. YouTubeWeb. 28 May 2013. <
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Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye. New York, New York: Back Bay Books, 1945. 1- 277. Print. "Dating Diaries." m Magazine. July 2009: n. page. Print.