Catcher in the Rye 5

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Summary of Plot The book the Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger was very interesting. Holden Caulfield, a teenager tells about his insight about life and world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a five day visit into his mind. Holden portrayed others to be inferior to his own kind all throughout the book. He made several references as to how people are not …

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…also had a problem getting his motivation together in order to complete schoolwork and succeed in his prep school. The Catcher in the Rye is a story of a boy falling from innocence to enter adulthood.  An example of J.D. Salinger using symbolism to show Holdenís Holding on to his childhood is in his name, Holden(Hold On).  This is referring to Holden not wanting to enter society and all itís phonies.