Faye Valentine Barbara Gordon Heroes
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Catcher In The Rye Character
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324 wordsCatcher in the rye: Catcher in the rye has been the subject of much debate as to whether it is a suitable book for adolescents to study... In my opinion it is very suitable for teens to read and learn and there is many reasons for that! ! ! I will start with the fact that Holden is not different than the average kid, well maybe he is more depressed and down on himself then average teens but the thing is he has good reasons to be! He lost his brother Allie whom he truly loves and cares for. any t...
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1,544 wordsJ. D. Salinger The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. -James Bryce In 1945, a novel was published that would forever change the way society views itself. The book, entitled The Catcher in the Rye, would propel a man named Jerome David Salinger to fame as one of the most famous authors of the twentieth century. This same man, not ten years after the publication and while still in the peak of his career, would depart from this society- the one that he so greatly ...
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2,244 wordsWelcome to a thorough report on the life of Jerome David Salinger. It will outline his life from birth to the present. It will also discuss some of his better known literary works. Information about his early life, and family, schooling, and present condition can also be found within. Jerome David Salinger, better know as J. D. Salinger, Was born in New York City, on the days of January 1, 1919. His father was Sol Salinger, and his mother, Miriam Jillich. His mother was Scotch-Irish and changed ...
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