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Holden and Conrad: Compare and Contrast

Summary: This essay compares and contrasts Holden from "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger and Conrad from the movie "Ordinary People", directed by Robert Redford. Describes how each character is going through a difficult time in dealing with a death of a brother and deal with things in very similar ways.
Holden in the novel "The Catcher in the Rye" and Conrad in the movie "Ordinary People" are very closely related in many ways, but differ in a few as well. They are both going through a difficult time in dealing with a death of a brother and deal with things in very similar ways. Holden and Conrad kept most of their feelings to themselves and felt inferior compared to their lost siblings. Every moment was haunted by their brothers and drastically slowed their maturity. However, "Ordinary People" isn't a perfect reiteration of "The Catcher in the Rye." Holden is confused by Allie's death and becomes a pathological liar to create his own fantasy world. Conrad feels guilty for Buck's death and his only lie was to avoid trouble. Also, the solutions that Holden and Conrad find in the end are drastically different. Holden just...

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