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  • Salinger's Depiction Of Holden Caulfield
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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...
  • Stream Of Consciousness Writing Style
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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 theme...
  • Salinger's Catcher In The Rye
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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 protagonist o...
  • Salingers Writing Style
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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 in...
  • Salinger's The 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 ourselves an...
  • J.D. S Attendance At New York University
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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 2581). ...
  • Only Salinger Story
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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. ...

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