The Catcher in the Rye 3

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“Sometimes characters can allow a strong feeling or emotion to dominate their lives.” Holden allows the strong feelings and emotions of death, society, school and innocence to dominate his life. Holden is a very sensitive boy who can not ignore his problems, instead he dwells on them. These feelings and emotions are dominant because Holden believes strongly in them. The strong negative feelings that Holden has for his school and it’s community are present …

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…that they should try to avoid it as much as they can. This shows us how strongly Holden feels about preserving peoples innocence and individuality. The feelings and emotions that Holden allows to dominate his life are all important to him, which is expressed during the novel. Holden allows them to dominate because they are something that he believes strongly in, even though they bring back bad memories and things he is not fond of.