Holden Caulfield, the main character in J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, is what I believe to be one of the most well-developed characters which I have read about. He has many characteristics that are all his own, such as the way he views the world, his friends and his family. One of the main things that characterizes Holden, is that way that he thinks the entire world is "phony."
Holden's view of
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with, isn't used to, and doesn't like.
Through his experiences in New York City, and his many flings with phonywomen, Holden grows to believe that everyone in phony in some way. He thinks that the whole world is phony, and it's not likely that everyone in the world is corrupted or "phony," so is it possible that all the characters in the novel are all really normal and Holden is really the only "phony" one?