He was soon to move to Cornish, New Hampshire, where he became ever more reclusive. Holden, the opposite of Huck, is an unhappy rich boy who has done a bunk from his posh secondary school, Pencey Prep, in Agerstown, Pennsylvania. Holden is tortured by the battle to come to terms with himself, with his little sister Phoebe, and their dead brother Allie.
If Holden respects a girl or woman, for example, he treats her with kindness and compassion. The women Holden respects are Mrs. Morrow, the nuns, Jane Gallagher, and his sister Phoebe. These women are authentic. They speak to Holden with respect and make him feel safe.
It is interesting, too, that once Holden realizes how genuine a woman is, he feels indebted to her, or he feels like saving her from some grief in life. For example, Holden tells Mrs.
For these women, Holden would like to be a hero. All of these women except for Lillian make Holden feel rejected and disappointed. He feels that Lillian is simply brainless, and her only good quality is that she has big "knockers.
He becomes upset with Sally when she rejects his proposal to run away together, but he is also not too badly hurt overall. The only female with whom he finds acceptance, loyalty, and love is from his little sister Phoebe.
This realization helps him to decide not to run away. It also helps him to seek the professional help that he truly needs.
Without this young female, Holden may have gone across the country and really gotten in trouble. And despite all of the women Holden feels inclined to save, it is a female who actually saves him.- J.D. Salinger's The Catcher In The Rye The novel The Catcher In The Rye, by J.D.
Salinger, contains many complex symbols, many of the symbols in the book are interconnected. A symbol is an object represents an idea that is important to the novel. J.D.
Salinger’s ‘A Catcher in the Rye’ It is in the voice of Holden Caulfield, the protagonist of J.D.
Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye, that the novel has both its greatest. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger _____ About the author: J.D.
Salinger ( ) was a literary giant despite his slim body of work and reclusive lifestyle. His landmark novel, The Catcher in the Rye, set a new course for literature in post-WWII America and vaulted Salinger to the heights of literary fame. Society and the Individual in The Catcher in the Rye by Luigi Kapaj.
There are several cases where society's desire to control and the individual's need to act freely come into direct conflict in . Watch video · Actor and producer Edward Norton shares his memories of reading The Catcher of Rye as an adolescent, and his analysis of the character Holden Caulfield and the way author J.D.
Salinger uses. The Catcher in the Rye, like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn before it, is one of few books to feature this language in the narration itself, not just in dialogue. At the time, this was both unusual and important—not just as a new literary style, but also as a way to study the vernacular of a particular time period.