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Holden's Journey

Summary: Describes Holden Caulfield's transition from childhood to adulthood in J.D. Salinger's classic novel, "The Catcher in the Rye." Explores how Holden experiences deception, sexuality, frustration and curiosity throughout the novel.
The transition from childhood to adulthood is something that isn't the same for everyone. The majority of people will most likely except responsibility and understand their role in life, but for some it isn't always the same case. The narrator and main character, Holden Caulfield is the most complex individual in the book, The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger. Throughout the book he reveals many characteristics about himself at different stages. Holden experiences deception, sexuality, frustration and curiosity throughout the novel. He is unable to become as mature as he originally thought he would become at the beginning of the book, because he is unable to determine his ambitions and goals in life. He fears change, and is overwhelmed by complexity that he is unable to realize who he is as an individual. Chapters eight, thirteen, seventeen, and nineteen are perfect examples of how Holden...

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