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Essay | Holden Caufield: Wake Up and Face Reality

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Holden Caufield: Wake Up and Face Reality

Summary: In J.D. Salinger's novel Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caufield is not a victim of the "corrupt adult world." Rather, he is responsible for his own misplacement in society.
So what if no one cares where the birds fly to in the winter? That doesn't necessarily mean that the entire world is corrupt and cynical. Holden can't simply blame the world for the problems he's aroused in his own life. Born into a household more privileged than most, he was offered numerous opportunities at amazing schools, but, in turn, failed out of school and rejected any chances of upholding a better lifestyle. Holden is a hypocrite that is excessively quick to judge. He really has an intellectual mind; he just never puts it to any work. Excuses form the bases of his life; he's playing a game of hot potato in decision as to who and what should be blamed for any problem that comes up. Did you catch the potato? You're Holden's phony for today. He needs to wake up and...

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