He’s a teenager, and he’s grappling with feelings of alienation and revulsion, but doesn’t really understand why. I don’t get why The Catcher in the Rye is supposed to be this great, amazing, classic. That’s why it’s a classic. I’m thinking of various works by Chekhov, and Joyce’s Ulysses. He has just been kicked out of his school a college-prep boarding school and he is jaded and disgusted with most adults and peers he knows; he feels betrayed by everyone he meets.

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Falling off the cliff could be a progression into the adult world that surrounds him and that he strongly criticizes. Bruce Brooks held that Holden’s attitude remains unchanged at story’s end, implying no maturation, thus differentiating the novel from young adult fiction. He impulsively invites Sally to run away with him that night to live de veghe in lanul de secara the wilderness of New Englandbut she is uninterested in his hastily conceived plan and declines.

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His job is to catch the children if, in their abandon, they come close to falling off the brink; to be, in effect, the “catcher in the rye”. Rohrer, Finlo June 5, Holden is presented in some reviews as just an annoying, privileged kid who hates the world for no reason and should grow up and get over it.

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Although Holden claims that she is “the queen of all phonies”, they agree to meet that afternoon to attend a play at the Biltmore Theater. Is anyone here from The Perks of Being a Wallflower?

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Holden compares everyone else to this idealised picture of Allie, and it’s not surprising that he finds them all to be phony or dishonest. The pleasure he gives away, or sets aside, with all his heart. I read I a lot of books. I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. How I managed to get through four years of college and four years at a college prep school without ever having read “Catcher in the Rye” will remain a literary mystery.

Emotions and moments seep into one another, indistinct as the memories of a drunken party. Newsweek’s Top Books: I loved this book and will likely read it again in the not-too-distant future. There really is a lot of good stuff in here. A simply exceptional book. Iar cand simtea nevoia s-o sune pe fata de care era indragostit, ori renunta, de veghe in lanul de secara ca nu avea chef, ori intra in prima cabina de telefon.

Salinger, both when they are budding intellectuals and when they are merely fascinating “illiterates” on a journey of discovery. After reading only a dozen pages, I regretted not having been exposed to this astounding book decades earlier.

Apart from all the bad language, I found myself feeling a lot of empathy for Holden Caufield. Am i the only person who fails to understand why this book is considered a classic, to me it was boring and tedious and the plot failed to engross me as many other books have?


There appeared to inn no secrets concealed within the pages on overthrowing the establishment or blueprints to raising a rebellion? Perhaps the safest thing we can say about Holden is that he was born in the world not just strongly attracted to beauty, but almost, hopelessly impaled on it. See Featured Authors Answering Questions. While at Columbia UniversitySalinger wrote a short story called ” The Young Folks ” in Whit Burnett ‘s class; one vdghe from this story has been described as a “thinly penciled prototype of Sally Hayes”.

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The conversation turns sour, and the two angrily part ways. The New York Times. Spencer is a well-meaning but long-winded dee man. Novela estadounidense Siglo XX. Bush called it a “marvelous book,” listing it among the books that have inspired him. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. D Salinger lets us understand more, partly by filling in back-story like the death of his little brother Allie, and partly by having adults speak to and about Holden, suggesting possible reasons for his position.