Catcher in the Rye
Holden and His "Phony" Family
The protagonist, Holden Caulfield, interacts with many people
throughout J.D. Salingerís novel The Catcher in the Rye, but probably
none have as much impact on him as certain members of his immediate
family. The ways Holden acts around or reacts to the various members of
his family give the reader a direct view of Holdenís philosophy
surrounding each member. How do Holdenís
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each member of his
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