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Catcher in the Rye, Analyzing Holden

Summary: Discusses the novel, Catcher In The Rye, by J.D Salinger. Analyzes the character Holden Caulfield. Contends that Holden fails himself through bad behavior.
In the novel Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden fails his way out of school, and ends up wandering the streets of New York City. If anyone failed Holden it was definitely himself because Holden is so stubborn and self-centered, it's amazing if he ever gave anyone a chance.

In the beginning of the book, Holden visits his old history teacher before he leaves for home. Mr. Spencer, the history teacher tells Holden "Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules."(p. 8) Holden didn't think very much of Mr. Spencer and this little speech he had to sit through. Holden thought to himself "Game, my ass. Some game."(p.8) Holden never believes that life is a game. In fact, he believes the opposite he is deathly serious about life, and he doesn't accept...

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