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the Catcher in the Rye
Transcript of the Catcher in the Rye
The novel contained a lot of swearing including words like
(and some other words I will not mention) which added to the modern day setting.
"After i got across the road, i felt like i was disappearing. It was kind of a crazy afternoon, terrifically cold, and no sun out or anything, and you felt like you were
every time you crossed a road."
The novel "The Catcher in the Rye" had no plot line or climax to it, therefore I found it very
Authors; Marissa Mastrianni and Kaitlin Uralowich
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New York City
"The other end of the bar was full of flits. they weren't too flitty looking- I mean they didn't have hair too long or anything- but you could tell they were flits anyway"
"The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature is that he wants to live for one"
"I was sixteen then and I'm 17 now, and sometimes feel like I'm about 13"
Holden wants to protect the innocence of kids and still feels like he is a child because he is reluctant to grow up.
One of the most dominant themes in the novel is protecting innocence
Holden often tried to
from his troubles by participating in his guilty pleasures like drinking and women that would fulfill his needs.
Throughout this novel Holden travels around NYC to different hotels and houses in order to avoid his own home.
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Holden was not taught to do the right thing, all of his actions come instinctively.
Holden's actuality is him living in a world of his own and disregarding the problems of the real world.
The main setting of the story where Holden faces the many difficulties of not living in reality
The school in which Holden attends and proceeds to get kicked out of for failing
Throughout the story Holden is unable to tolerate the people around him. The simplest things seem to irritate him because he can not connect to the people he interacts with.
Drinking alcohol is something that Holden does out of enjoyment because he can control when he feels the effects and this is something that makes him feel like an adult
Holden has an obsession with always being around women because he likes the company they can provide for him
Holden is fragile because of his childlike personality and inability to comprehend the problems of reality
This book is dedicated to Holden, who realized that the innocence of kids needs to be cherished. Holden realized that although a child might seem simple, their thoughts are very complex. We would like to give a thanks to Holden for teaching us that lesson.
By; Marissa Mastrianni and Kaitlin Uralowich
Holden's personality can be described as glib because he continues to judge a book by their cover.
Holden gets jealous of the people around him because they have more social skills than he does. He is a kid at heart.
Holden wonders about New York City trying to buy time away from the problems he has. He is lost in his own mind.
Holden lies about many things throughout the book. he is very creative and quick when coming up with these harmful untruths.
Holden was unsympathetic to peoples feelings because he could not understand what they were doing and he was only concerned with himself.
Holden is bitter towards the world because if it does not have to do with him, he is not interested
1.actual existence; reality.
1.readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely
2.easy or unconstrained, as actions or manners.
1.direct perception of truth, fact, etc., independent of any reasoning process; immediate apprehension.
2.a fact, truth, etc., perceived in this way.
3.a keen and quick insight.
verb (used with object)
1.to speak harmful untruths about; speak evil of; slander; defame:
1.unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; unyielding.
2.stubbornly resistant to moral influence; persistently impenitent:
1.full of complaints; complaining.
1.bitter, rankling resentment or ill will; hatred; malice.
The Catcher in the Rye is well-known and considered a classic book, although it has been banned from many schools and libraries.
Holden can be described as hazardous because he wrecks himself and his relationships