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Book Review of "The Catcher in the Rye"

Summary: The internal and external pressures on the mental stability of the character Holden Caulfield in J.D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" are examined.
J.D. Salinger, author of The Catcher in the Rye uses tone as a way to present his inclination on life. He portrayed his proclivity to life in an artistic fashion through the protagonist and antagonist, Holden Caulfield. Holden is both the protagonist and the antagonist, which is unusual because in the majority of the novels the protagonist and the antagonist are represented by two different characters. The reason that only one character holds the position of protagonist and antagonist in The Catcher in the Rye is because Holden has an internal struggle that he can't solve. In the novel Holden also has a plethora of external conflicts, the external conflicts can be seen as the manifestation for the greater internal conflicts the Holden has. This is the reason for Holden becoming insane. The insanity that Holden develops isn't the normal insanity...

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