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Holden Caulfiend's Insanity in "The Catcher in the Rye"

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Holden is basically a spoiled brat. If he had grown up in a rough part of Harlem and had none of the obvious privileges (private school, money) that are heaped upon him, he would have learned more quickly how to behave in a way to keep his sanity and help him survive.


The character of Holden Caulfield is basically a spoiled brat. If he had grown up in a rough part of Harlem and had none of the obvious privileges (private school, money) that are heaped upon him, he would have learned more quickly how to behave in a way to keep his sanity and help him survive. I will examine Holden's character, try showing why did Holden actually lose his mind. Holden Caulfield is a very sophisticated character, but taking in account the environment he was brought up in, the development of his character in this way is something not so rare. As he was growing up in a wealthy family, and was freed from ordinary peoples problems, like insufficient money, he began to make problems out of things that others took as a normal part of their life.

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