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  • Being In The Hospital
    530 words
    Should Holden Caufield be in a mental hospital I believe that Holden Caufield should be in a hospital, at least for a short term stay. There are two main reasons that he should do this. The first is that it will help him get back on his feet and get all his school work under control. The second is that he will be able to talk to his parents more openly once he gets his problems out in the open where they can be seen and analyzed. Holden really needs to talk to his family about his troubles becau...
  • Book Holden
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    Holden as a Hero Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is a story about the trials of life and the toll it can take on the psyche. I believe that Holden Caulfield is an under credited hero. He is a teenager forced to grow up in a time of turmoil with severe emotional handicaps placed upon him by family, friends and life in general. Holden is one confused kid trying to beat the Man in the 1950's. He grew up ignored by his parents, drifting from school to school in search of a purer lifestyle. On pa...
  • Full Of Phonies And Holden
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    Everybody's A Phony By: Shelly L. McGill J.D. Salinger's novel, The Catcher in the Rye, is a very well known piece of the twentieth century. It's a story about a seventeen-year-old boy, Holden Caulfield, who experiences some interesting things and people upon his being expelled from Pencey Prep. School. From having breakfast with a couple of nuns on a bus, to spending an evening with a far from seraphic prostitute, Holden handles each situation the best way he can. However, most of the people Ho...
  • Holden
    751 words
    Catcher In The Rye The Catcher in the Rye, starts off with the main character, Holden Caulfield being expelled from school once again. Holden is a sixteen year old boy who has been expelled on numerous occasions from other schools. This time he is being expelled from Pency Prep. Before Holden goes home to his parents, he plans to spend a few days in New York. His parents do not know of the expulsion, so he spends the weekend in a hotel. Holden is a pretty strange kid who can always find a way to...
  • Cliff Hidden In The Rye Like Holden
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    Holden's Journey As we pass through this life it is our duty to discover our destiny. Some of us go to college and become Doctors, Lawyers, Architects. Others of us cherish the finer things in life and find our places on farms and Dude Ranches. The point is, every living creature has a place in this world and we are ultimately steered in its direction. Holden Caulfield's voyage began when his brother died of Leukemia. Holden was emotionally destroyed by the loss of not only his brother, but his ...
  • Novel Holden
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    The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger has an interesting plot behind it. The plot is set in the 1950's and is narrated by a man named Holden Caulfield. Holden is a sixteen-year old boy who is going through many mental difficulties in his life. The story introduces Holden as a drop out, due to him failing his classes, and being expelled from school. Holden lives in a dormitory, with his roommate, Stradlater who he does not get along with. He also has a neighbor Ackley who he also despises. Hold...

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