The Catcher in the Rye Essay | Catcher in the Rye

This student essay consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis of Catcher in the Rye.
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Catcher in the Rye

Summary: Examines themes from the novel Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. Analyzes the main character Holden Caulfield. Discusses how Holden symbolizes teen angst and confusion.
People believe that in today's teenage years are the best times in a person's life, while actually they are the most stressful and confusing. There are many things in life that people have to deal with, and this novel is a perfect example. JD Salinger, the author of Catcher on the Rye, creates a very realistic novel that delves in the complexity of teenage relationships, problems, and confusion.

Holden, the main character, creates many different relationships with all the people he encountered, whether it is with friends, family, or teachers. Relationships within families are often the hardest things to maintain on good levels. The Caulfield family was portrayed in this way. Holden's parents are too diligent trying to protect their image they have created of `conformed comfort' causing them to be distant. D.B., Holden's older brother, has a confined and busy schedule and yet is...

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