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A Mind Hitting Rock Bottom

Summary: When innocent children merrily play in the rye, they can unintentionally plummet over the cliff. Holden, due to the loss of his beloved brother Allie, has become a "catcher" of children.
A Mind Hitting Rock Bottom

"Blessed is he that shepard's the weak through the valley of darkness for he is

truly his brother's keeper and the Savoir of lost children." This passage extracts exactly

what Holden Caulfield's ambition in life is. When innocent children

merrily play in the rye, they can unintentionally plummet over the cliff. Holden, due to

the loss of his beloved brother Allie, has become a "catcher" of children. In the

beginning of the novel, Holden has been informed of his expulsion from Pencey Prep

School. But what scares him the most is his parents reaction, for he has already been

expelled from other educational institutions. After being beaten by his roommate,

Holden no longer can stand to stay in the dormitory. Hence, he sets out on a quest,

seeking for the truth. Holden, at the conclusion of the novel, has become...

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