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Superficiality in "Nine Stories" by J.D. Salinger

Summary: Essay explains how superficiality can cause you to neglect your children because they are "different" as in J.D. Salinger's "Nine Stories" collection.
In J.D. Salinger's Nine Stories collection, he teaches the reader valuable life lessons by using characters to show what can go wrong in one's life. An example of one of these themes is demonstrated by both Teddy's parents in "Teddy", and Eloise in "Uncle Wiggly in Connecticut." Through these characters, Salinger represents how superficiality can cause you to neglect your children because they are "different." He also teaches how if you allow yourself to become too snobby because of your wealth, you will care for yourself more than your children. Both of these actions can cause your child to either form an inferiority complex, or become just like you, snobby and superficial. Salinger reveals to the reader how wealth and high society can change a person, causing them to neglect their children which could potentially affect them for the rest of...

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