The Catcher in the Rye Essay | Transformations

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Transformations

Summary: Essay provides a discussion of the novel "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.
J.D. Salinger's novel, The Catcher in the Rye, captures the struggles a young man, Holden, as he goes through a journey into adulthood. Holden fears change and growing up. He is terrified with the disappearance of both the people he loves, and his childhood. He tries so hard not to grow up by surrounding himself in his own world, often through recalling moments in time that have come and gone.

Holden has trouble coming to terms with the death of his brother. He cannot face the fact that Allie is dead and he has to move on. When Phoebe, Holden's 10 year old sister, asks him to name one thing he likes, he says Allie. Phoebe responds by saying, `"Allie's dead-You always say that! If somebody's dead and everything, and in Heaven, then it isn't really-"' (171). She knows that Holden needs to move on with his life and...

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