You are welcome to search the collection of free essays and research papers. Thousands of coursework topics are available. Buy unique, original custom papers from our essay writing service.

5 results found, view free essays on page:

  • Pimp Roughs Up Holden
    892 words
    'If you really want to know the truth, I felt sorry for the bastard. ' ; (54) This is just one of the colorful lines that is often repeated in J.D. Salinger's The Catcher In The Rye. When the book was first released, it was considered highly controversial for its time. Many people tried to ban the reading of the book in schools. Although The Catcher In The Rye has very colorful dialogue, and deals with crude topics, it still sells over 200,000 copies annually. This is why. Holden Caulfield is th...
  • Night Holden
    677 words
    A Catcher In The Rye This novel is a first person narrative novel. The main character Holden Caulfield tells the novel. The first few chapters are about how the private school he attended 'Gave him the axe. ' ; for not applying himself in his classes after several warnings. Holden was pretty upset about the whole deal because he knew that his parents would be disappointed with him for getting kicked out of another school. That same night Holden got onto a fight with his roommate, now very angry ...
  • Evil Place As The Way Holden
    978 words
    Typical Life The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye is about Holden Caulfield. Just four days before the winter vacation Holden is kicked out from Pence prep. School. He is kicked out from school for not passing most of his classes, except English class. Being alone bored out of his mind and not know what to do. Holden decides to go to New York by train. For about 3 days, and stay in a cheep hotel. Just to relax by himself till Wednesday. While Holden was at New York Ho...
  • Beginning Of The Novel Holden
    1,783 words
    In The Catcher In The Rye Salinger portrays the main character Holden Caulfield as a protector of innocence which is shown through his protection of children, giving up his own innocence to help others, and his disgust of the graffiti on the walls. Holden is a very strong minded individual and is very open about the way he feels about things. Although it does not seem that he is the "protector of innocence" at first, as the story progresses he begins to shed more of his own innocence to affect t...
  • Readers Into The World Of Holden Caulfield
    551 words
    The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, is a prime example of coming-of-age fiction. The novel was published in 1951 by Little Brown and Company. Within its 214 pages, Salinger draws readers into the world of Holden Caulfield, a troubled adolescent searching for his purpose in life. As the novel unfolds, the reader is brought back to a 1950's time frame. The main character and protagonist, Holden Caulfield, is introduced. Holden is a student who has just been kicked out of Prep School in Penns...

5 results found, view free essays on page: