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Get a Life, Holden Caulfield!: Response

My response to Jennifer Schuessler’s article in the New York Times titled “Get A Life, Holden Caulfield.” This response details that while Holden’s exact experiences are perhaps no longer common, the underlying message will always hold relevance– all while writing (or trying to, at least) in Holden Caulfield’s skaz.  966 more words

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the Catcher in the Rye ...

 the Catcher in the Rye …

The Catcher in the Rye is a novel by J. D. Salinger. It’s was first published in July 1951. A controversial novel originally published for adults, it has since become popular with adolescent readers for its themes of teenage angst and alienation. 77 more words

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Catcher in the Rye: Chapters 13-26 (Final Thoughts)

Holden has finally finished telling us all the madman stuff that happened to him, his wild journey from start to finish. He is still the same cynical narrator from the beginning, and honestly, I’m glad for that. 969 more words

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Catcher in the Rye: Chapters 10-12

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Holden Caulfield, A Really Bad Guide On How To Stop Being Lonely: Step one, pick up as many girls as you can. 284 more words

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Catcher in the Rye: Chapters 7-9

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As soon as I began to read these chapters, I wondered “why is Holden Caulfield so fake?” Well… that’s because he is. 377 more words

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Catcher in the Rye Chapters 2-6

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In these chapters of Catcher in the Rye, Holden goes to his teacher, Mr. Spencer’s, house, annoys him, and then manages to annoy all two (2) of his friends. 404 more words

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