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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn vs. Catcher in the Rye

Summary: A comparison of the narrative voice of Huck in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and that of Holden in J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye. Holden's first-person narrative proves to be the more effective voice of the two, as Salinger's use of realism, tone, and word choice enables the reader to understand Holden better.
Catcher in the Rye's Effective Narrative Voice

When comparing Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield's fist person narrative is proven to be more effective; the author's use of realism, tone, and word choice establishes a strong understanding of the narrator. Based on what Holden chooses to tell the reader, the narrative voice is stronger and more explicable for the reader.

In Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger uses realism to establish the portrait of Holden. Realism can best be defined as fidelity to actuality in its representation. Salinger uses realism to present social pragmatism. Salinger depicts the society of 1940's America by using Holden, as he witnesses it directly; Holden illustrates what the country is like after World War II, especially for his age group. The author uses realism to signify...

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