One theme developed in Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is that bonds to our family is one of the most important factors in life. This is evident throughout the book since Holden spends so much of his time thinking about, and striving to be with his brothers and sister. Each one of Holden’s siblings plays an important role in helping him cope with his life in school and the many questions
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of Holden Caulfield. From the time that he wrote the poem for Stradler that was inspired by Allie to Pheobe, who was his only reason for staying in New York for as long as he did Family was always a strong factor in all major decisions that Holden made, and actions that he took. Without his family Holden would have been lost and would not of lasted as long as he did in the city.