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The Theme of Isolation in "The Catcher in the Rye"

Summary: Examines the theme of isolation in J.D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye". Keywords: adolescent, adolescence
Throughout adolescence, children often feel socially inept and may choose to ignore their problems through isolation and withdrawal. We all feel that we are being judged by peers, but what happens when these feelings take over and unrealistic assumptions are made? A perfect example of a youth experiencing such problems is the novel "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger. This timeless piece of literature is based on problems teenagers have while trying to fit in. Through his own personal experiences, Salinger has hit the nail on the head when discussing this topic.

The book narrates through the main character, Holden Caulfield, a social misfit who has a problem focusing in school. The character of Holden is very much like Salinger. Salinger himself had a hard time in school; he was kicked out of a few public schools...

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