Holden Caulfield is the controversial character in The Catcher in the
Rye. He goes through many changes throughout the novel as he matures from
a child to an adult. In this book, he is portrayed as a confused teenager trying
to find his place in the “crazy” world, while criticizing his foes and
contradicting himself. The way he presents himself throughout the novel
allows readers to relate to him better. His experiences and his thoughts
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