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  • Scene With Holden And The Teacher
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    Catcher In The Rye Dan Michael Jerome Salinger P. 1 274 pages Fiction Catcher In The Rye, is a book about an emotionally disturbed, sixteen year old boy, named Holden Cau field. Holden's problems start when his friend and roomate, Robert, ask his ex-girlfriend out on a date. Holden still has feelings for the girl and becomes very angry with Robert. The night of Robert and the girl's date Holden waits in their room and confronts Robert, they begin fist fighting, and then get expelled for their ac...
  • Holden And The Taxi Driver
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    The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is a roller coaster ride through the mind of an angry, frustrated and confused teenager named Holden Caulfield. After getting expelled from Pence, Holden takes a trip to New York City where Holden keeps asking the cab drivers where all the ducks in the lagoon near the Central Park South go in the winter. This lagoon and the animals in it are constantly are used by J.D. Salinger to show Holden's rejection for adulthood. Holden's curiosity about the ducks in...
  • Holden's View Of The World As Phony
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    The Catcher in the Rye Holden Caulfield, the main character in J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, is what I believe to be one of the most well-developed characters which I have read about. He has many characteristics that are all his own, such as the way he views the world, his friends and his family. One of the main things that characterizes Holden, is that way that he thinks the entire world is 'phony. ' Holden's view of the world as 'phony' is a very strong one, and in most cases, is cor...
  • Conversation Between Holden And Mr Antolini
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    ... him. His obsession with becoming the catcher in the rye is shown when he goes to Phoebe's school. '... I saw something that drove me crazy. Somebody'd written fuck you on the wall. It drove me damn near crazy. I thought how Phoebe and all the other little kids would see it, and how they'd wonder what the hell it meant, and then finally some dirty kid would tell them - all cockeyed, naturally - what it meant, and how they'd all think about it and maybe even worry about it for a couple of days...
  • Evil Place As The Way Holden
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    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...
  • Winton's Style Of Narration Through Ort
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    Q. If you studied two written texts this year, show how the authors use similar or different techniques to express their ideas. Literature is based on a series of ideas. The way that these are expressed within texts are always dependent on an author's individual techniques. Through the utilisation of symbolism, characterisation, irony and style of narrative, JD Salinger's Catcher In The Rye and Tim Winton's That Eye, the Sky explore several ideas evolving around the paramount theme childhood, in...
  • Holden's Ideals And Igby's Values And Beliefs
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    Comparative Essay The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger and Igby Goes Down by Burr Steers are both displayed as rites of passage texts. The respective protagonists of these two texts are Igby Slocum b and Holden Caulfield. These two characters are both on a journey motif, a journey of self discovery in which they both attempt to find meaning in life and understand societies values and attitudes. The two protagonists demonstrate non-conformity and rebel against the apparent hypocrisy present in...
  • Significance Of Holdens
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    QUESTIONS FOR THE CATCHER IN THE RYE CHAPTERS 13 & 14 1. Show two ways in which the incident with Maurice and the prostitute demonstrate the theme of mans inhumanity to man (an aspect of the world of experience). One incident (which involves the prostitute) is when Holden didnt want to have sex with her but instead wanted to chat, she responded by saying, What the heck ya wanna talk about This just shows that talking isnt what she is used to doing, even if she is getting paid for it. She is prob...
  • Big Similarity Between Homer And Holden
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    Comparative Essay Catcher and The Rye: The Cider House Rules Holden and Homer are very alike in many ways, yet are very different in others. Their differences range from their maturity and responsibility, to the way they judge people. On the other hand their similarities vary to from both enjoying helping children, to both not being worldly or experienced. Siting only these examples you can learn a great deal about these two characters. The greatest difference between Homer and Holden is the way...
  • Holden Awakens With His English Teacher
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    Author: Jerome David Salinger was born in 1919 on New Year's Day. Growing up in New York City, he soon learned all about the bustle of the city. His parents were Sol Salinger, a wealthy ham importer, and Miriam Salinger. Salinger attended New York public high school and was considered an average student in most subjects. Most of his teachers found him to be a shy, polite, introverted boy. He flunked out of the first private school he attended- Mc Burney. Later, he enrolled in Valley Forge Milita...

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