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Life Is A Game Holden Caulfield
1,029 wordsI swear to God Im crazy. I admit it. It is very easy to automatically assume that Holden Caulfield is crazy. Its even a logical assumption since Caulfield himself admits to being crazy twice throughout the course of the book. However, calling Holden Caulfield crazy is almost the same as calling the majority of the human race crazy also. Holden Caulfield is just an adolescent trying to prevent himself from turning into what he despises the most, a phony. Most of Caulfield's actions and thoughts a...
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Life Is A Game Sister Phoebe
1,203 wordsEveryone knows and wants the all too true American dream, to be or wants to be something that is better than what you are or have already. In The Catcher in the Rye, by J. D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield is an idealist who always envisions his life as it should be, and not as it truly is. It is the story of an emotionally disturbed sixteen-year-old boy; told through a flashback. In an attempt to deal with his problems and try to find himself, he leaves the school, which he was kicked out of to vac...
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Life Is A Game Point Of View
1,653 wordsThe Catcher in the Rye has truly earned its 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 complex characterization, transformed ...
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Catcher In The Rye Life Is A Game
1,154 wordsThe book Catcher in the Rye analyzes the relationships of a teenage boy and how these relationships affect him. As the book begins, Holden, a student recently thrown out of school, is starting a journey towards home, which transforms into a journey into the Adult World. Throughout the book, Holden describes indirectly the Adult World, as a society that is centered around money and that has lost all of the innocence once possessed as children. As Holden describes this world through his relationsh...
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Life Is A Game Holden
988 wordsNikki Bumbacco Ms. Morris ENG 3 A 0 May 15, 1999 Often in literature characters, through different experiences, undergo changes which enable them to grow. In the novel The Catcher in the Rye, the author J. D. Salinger portrays Holden as a confused adolescent. The author conveys Holden? s inner growth through specific incidents. When Holden is expelled from Pencey he grows and develope's a new attitude towards his family. After meeting with a prostitute Holden becomes more mature when he realizes...
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Life Is A Game Men And Women
1,400 wordsThe Catcher in the Rye Does Holden need outside influence from other characters in the book to grow up? The answer is a definite yes. Within Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger uses Holden Caulfield to depict a confused teen who, through interactions with other characters, grows and matures. Holden, the main character has many different types of relationships with men and women throughout the book. Some relationships are more short-lived than others, and some are more intimate. Most importantly, h...
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Life Is A Game Fell In Love
1,414 wordsThe Catcher In The Rye / J. D. Salinger Main Character Preface This book has been steeped in controversy since it was banned in America after its first publication. John Lennon's assassin, Mark Chapman, asked the former beatle to sign a copy of the book earlier in the morning of the day that he murdered Lennon. Police found the book in his possession upon apprehending the psychologically disturbed Chapman. However, the book itself contains nothing that could be attributed with leading Chapman to...
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