• Jd Salinger Catcher In The Rye
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    Salinger, J (e rome) D (avid) (1919-), American novelist and short story writer, known for his stories dealing with the intellectual and emotional struggles of adolescents who are alienated from the empty, materialistic world of their parents. Salinger's work is marked by a profound sense of craftsmanship, a keen ear for dialogue, and a deep awareness of the frustrations of life in America after World War II (1939-1945). Jerome David Salinger was born and raised in New York City. He began writin...
  • J D Salinger Loneliness And Symbolism
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    J. D. Salinger Jerome David Salinger, known as J. D. , is an American short story writer and novelist. He was born on January 1, 1919 and is still alive at the age of 81. J. D. Salinger was born and raised in Manhattan. He went to prep school at Valley Forge Military Academy from 1934-1936. He spent 5 months in Europe when he was 18 or 19 years old. Then, in 1937 and 1938 he studied at Ursinus College and New York University. From 1939 to 1942, he went to Columbia University where he decided t...
  • Use Of Literary Elements
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    Use of Literary Elements There are many important elements to The Catcher in the Rye but there are two that stand out from the rest by a great margin. These elements of the novel are the message that the book gives to reader as well as the style of writing that J. D. Salinger uses while writing the book. The messages can be seen clearly and are very important to the book, but they are not an original theme for a book. What does set the ideas in this book apart from other books with the same the...
  • Catcher In The Rye Salinger Happiness Life
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    Many critics consider J. D. Salinger a very controversial writer, for the subject matters that he writes... J. D. Salinger's works were generally written during two time periods. The first time period was during World War II, and the second time period was during the 1960's. Critics feel that the works during the 1960 time period were very inappropriate, because of the problems for which he wrote. The main characters were generally misfits of society. In most of his works, he has the protagonis...
  • J D Salinger Kazin Alfred
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    J. D. Salinger Your Name COURSE TEACHER DATE "I Think that J. D. Salinger is the most talented fiction writer in America." (Hyman, Edgar p. 444) ""Salinger is an oddity, an obsessive, who commands respect. ." (Kazin, Alfred p. 446) These are just a portion of endless quotes which describe Salinger's impact on typical modern day literature critic. Throughout his career he has turned the heads of many people and has been an inspirational writer for the generations with such books as "The Catcher ...
  • J D Salinger Catcher In The Rye
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    Born in 1919 to a prosperous Manhattan family, Jerome David Salinger grew up in a New York City milieu. Salinger s upbringing was not unlike that of Holden Caulfield, the Glass children, and many other characters used in his stories. Being a diligent student was never his first priority: after he flunked out of several prep schools, including the prestigious Mc Burney school, his parents sent him to Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania from which he graduated in 1936 (J. D. Salinger, No...
  • J D Salinger Forge Military
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    Welcome 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 Jill ich. His mother was Scotch-Irish and change...
  • Left Alone Salinger Book Things
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    J. D. Salinger could be considered one of the greatest, and most authors of our time. We only know limited things about him and his work. He has been pushed off into the woods due to betrayal by his loved ones, and people close to him. Negative criticism of his work has also contributed to making him leave. Not to mention the biggest factor which made him want to be left alone, phoniness. These are the reasons that I believe why he wants to be left alone and not give interviews, this is also wh...
  • Catcher In The Rye Use Of Lan
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    Not many great novels were produced during the post World War II era. Perhaps the greatest novel published was J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. This book, just like all other great works, was met by scathing criticism and unyielding praise. Many literary critics marveled at Salinger's genius use of language to make Holden Caulfield, the main character, unbelievably realistic. Through Holden's thoughts and dialogues, Salinger successfully created a teenage boy. Because of that The Catche...
  • Salinger Catcher In The Rye
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    LIFE AND PHILOSOPHY OF J. D. SALINGER. D. Salinger is one of the most renowned writers of his time. J. D. Salinger is most known for his controversial in the Catcher in the Rye. Salinger is also known for many of his writings such as Franny and Zooey, Nine Stories, and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters. The summer of 1930 he was voted "The Most Popular Writer." Salinger is a beautifully deft, professional who gives us a chance to catch quick, half-amused, half-frightened glimpses of ourselve...
  • A Perfect Day For Bananafish
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    A Perfect Day For BananafishBy J. D. Salinger Perfect Day For Banana fish was written in 1948 by the American writer Jerome David Salinger. This was just three years after the ending of World War II, where Salinger was stationed in Berlin, Germany. From further analysis of the short-story I have come to the conclusion that Seymour is Salinger's role model. Seymour has just returned from World War II, as well as Salinger had when he wrote the story. Seymour returns to his native country very con...
  • Franny And Zooey Franny
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    Young adulthood is often a time for maturing spiritually. Franny Glass, the protagonist of J. D Salinger's novel, Franny and Zooey, began to question her religious beliefs, during this time of spiritual growth. Franny's quest for religion caused her to become pessimistic, bitter, and emotionally unstable. Franny held many strong beliefs that caused her to view her surroundings pessimistically. After spending three years contently in college, Franny changed her view of the college experience. Sh...
  • Another Jd Salinger Valley Forge
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    J. D. Salinger's youth and war experiences influenced his writings. J. D. went through four different schools for education. He then went to World War II. After the war, he had a lot to say, so he wrote down his thoughts. And, he sure had some things to say. Jerome David Salinger came into this world on January 1, 1919. J. D. was short for Jerome David. Jerome David went by J. D. when he was young and he never let go of the name as he got older. J. D. was born in New York City, New York (Rya...
  • Huck Vs Holden Huckleberry Finn
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    J. D. Salinger s Catcher in the Rye Compared to Mark Twain s Huckleberry Finn All famous American authors have written novels using a variety of characters, plots, and settings to illustrate important themes. Throughout literary history many of the same themes have been stressed in different novels. In J. D. Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye and Mark Twain s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, each author writes about the common theme of coming of age. The two novels were written more than half...
  • Comparison Of Two Salinger Novels
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    The World Sucks Two of the greatest novels for the hate-filled and the pessimist are The Catcher In The Rye and Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger. In The Catcher In The Rye, Holden Caulfield, a young delinquent, shows his views to the reader during the four days before the start of Christmas vacation. During the four days he is plagued by the obscenities of New York and consumed with his dilemma of running away or going home and facing the bitter sting of his parents hands. His final choice is...
  • Understanding Holden Caulfield In Catcher In The Rye
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    Understanding Holden Caulfield in J. D. Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye (Salinger 1953), is a novel told in an autobiographical manner which tracks Holden Caulfield on his two day sojourn through 1950 s New York City. This short twentieth century novel delves into the underlying problems that mire Caulfield to the point where it seems he will never enter the adult world. Holden's misguided morality brings about a dysfunctional personality that begs to b...
  • J D Salinger Gale Research Company
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    A recurring theme in J. D. Salinger's stories concerns people who don't fit in with the traditional American culture. Salinger's most successful tales are of those who cannot adjust to the real world. His main characters are super-intelligent humans who must choose between the phony real world (American culture) and a morally pure, "nice" world. Salinger's "misfit hero[es]" (Levine 498), unlike the rest of society, are caught in the struggle between a superficial world and a conscious morality. ...
  • Catcher And The Rye Salinger One Language
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    Looking back, one can now discern at least four phases in Salinger s career. His early stories generally portray characters that feel estranged and marooned because of World War II. The Catcher in the Rye and Salinger s attempt in that book to deal with estrangement and isolation through a Zen-inspired awakening and lonely benevolence represent his second phase. The third phase, seen in Nine Stories involves bringing together the principles of Zen art and the tradition of the short story. The fo...
  • Valley Forge Salinger French York
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    J. D. Salinger's youth and war experiences influenced his writings. J. D. went through four different schools for education. He then went to World War II. After the war, he had a lot to say, so he wrote down his thoughts. And, he sure had some things to say. Jerome David Salinger came into this world on January 1, 1919. J. D. was short for Jerome David. Jerome David went by J. D. when he was young and he never let go of the name as he got older. J. D. was born in New York City, New York (Ryan...
  • Nine Stories Salinger Happiness Works
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    Many critics consider J. D. Salinger a very controversial writer, for the subject matters that he writes. J. D. Salinger s works were generally written during two time periods. The first time period was during World War II, and the second time period was during the 1960 s. Critics feel that the works during the 1960 time period were very inapproprAuschwitziate, because the problems which he chose to write about. The main characters were generally misfits of society. In most of his works, he has...