The Catcher in the Rye Essay | Holden: The Search for Himself

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Holden: The Search for Himself

Summary: A character analysis of Holden from the book "Catcher In The Rye."
For many people, learning to accept society is a very difficult task. It is hard to understand the actions of others and learn to accept yourself in a world of phoniness and illusion. In the book, Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield goes through the same issues. Holden is a cynical idealist yearning to understand the world and accept the fact that everyone must grow up. During his three-day excursion, Holden experiences a number of different moments of growth. He begins his journey with the mindset that he is the one who will save all children from the corruption of society and the risks of learning to grow up. He even talks about how he sees himself as "the catcher in the rye." After spending some time in one of his favorite places, the museum, Holden begins to realize how impossible his task of trying...

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