The Catcher in the Rye Essay | Catcher in the Rye

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Catcher in the Rye

Summary: Descriptive essay about the theme of "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger and what it means to "grow up."
In the Catcher in the Rye, J.D Salinger describes the character of a youth, who has a completely depressed view of the world and having difficulty trying to learn about himself. This troubled teen named Holden Caulfield is a very special person with special problems. In fact, his biggest problem is mentioned throughout the book as he does not understand nor wishes to understand the world around him.

His problem of cloistering himself becomes evident with the continuance of the book as it details his struggle of all the knowledge he has, but wishes that he did not. Although not visibly mentioned in the book, his attempt to avoid others from gaining knowledge on all the adult like matters, such as school, phonies, and sexuality is evident as he hardly talks to anyone about his high school life. Holden uses the word "phonies" and "bastards...

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