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Cathcer in the Rye

Summary: Discusses the J. D. Salinger novel, The Catcher in the Rye. Explores the major theme of alienation and describes how main character Holden Caulfield reflects that theme. Explains what leads him to reject interactions with people and avoid serious relationships.
With so many ways to live life, one's choice in how to live life gradually develops one's personality. When people alienate themselves from society it usually means they are not willing to conform or interact with what society brings to them. Holden Caulfield's life experience led him to make choices that separate himself from society's views and it's phoniness. J.D. Salinger creates a fictional character, Holden Caulfield, in his novel, The Catcher in the Rye, who struggles in life and alienates himself in an act of self-protection. Holden wanted to create a barrier for self-protection which lead him to reject interactions with people, avoid relationships and view everyone as having a phony characteristic. Thus it prevents him from living a normal teenage life. The sign of alienation can have two different meanings and outcomes which will affect that person tremendously.

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