Catcher In The Rye – Point Of View

Catcher In The Rye – Point Of View

What a Difference a View Makes Who is telling us the story of The Catcher in the Rye by JDK Slinger? Holder Coalfield tells it to us, the readers, through his point of view. His point of view, literately speaking, is called first person. We get the facts through his recollections, with his opinions and…

Catcher in the rye preserving Holden’s innocents

Catcher in the rye preserving Holden’s innocents

Instead he expresses his resistance to becoming an adult by fabricating the dull world into a place of ‘phony’, dishonest and shallow people, in comparison to the honest, innocent and ideal world that the children live in. Throughout the novel Holder attempts immensely to try and preserve the innocence in both him, and everyone he…

Catcher In The Rye Reflection

Catcher In The Rye Reflection

It is like Holder is talking right to me, telling me all the things that have happened to him. Slinger does leave a little to my imagination. I am always guessing what Holder is really feeling or thinking. Holder’s outlook and perspective on life are displayed on each page and I can hardly ever put…

Catcher in the Rye Research Paper

Catcher in the Rye Research Paper

These days our artistic landscape is so deeply defined by visual narratives on TV and in the movies that we can hardly imagine a world without images. In fact, it can be argued that we have a bad habit of seeing books as sort of cheaply made movies where the w rods do nothing but…

Catcher In The Rye Sucked

Catcher In The Rye Sucked

But Great Literature requires both parts to inform the audience of a touchy, edgy, or tender subject or at least brings it to their attention, and does this in an exciting entertaining way so that the reader wants to know what happens next and ivies them with something to take away from the experience. It…

Catcher in the Rye Summer Reading Analysis

Catcher in the Rye Summer Reading Analysis

This is also where the reader learns about Holder’s career in Pence Prep school. Holder explains his relationship with his parents and how he has grown distant from them. Question: Why doesn’t Holder just suck it up and try a tiny bit? He could succeed if he had more of a optimistic attitude, why does…

Catcher in the Rye Synthesis Essay

Catcher in the Rye Synthesis Essay

Holder confronts many issues throughout Catcher in the Rye that still pose a problem to teenagers: such as the need to succeed, the desire for friendship, and the need to mature. These issues are generally forced upon a teenager by a more authoritative figure with higher expectations in comparison to themselves. Although some may regard…

Catcher in the Rye Thematic Essay

Catcher in the Rye Thematic Essay

In The Catcher and the Rye, written by J. D Slinger, we are introduced to Holder Coalfield , the 17 year old narrator and protagonist of the novel. In the beginning of the story Holder is at a resting home in California. Holder tells the readers what happened to him over a two day period…

Catcher in the Rye–Theme: Escapism

Catcher in the Rye–Theme: Escapism

“What I really felt like, though, was committing suicide. I felt like jumping out the window. I probably would’ve done it, too, if I’d been sure somebody d cover me up as soon as I landed” (104). J. D. Slinger does not start out the novel Catcher in the Rye with this quote, because taken…

Catcher in the Rye Themes

Catcher in the Rye Themes

In J. D. Assailing novel, The Catcher in the Rye, the theme of self-perceived outsiders alienating themselves as a form of protection is expressed by the protagonist, Holder. While Holder is conversing with Seedeater about his date with Jane Gallagher, a childhood friend of Holder, Seedeater suggests that Holder go to see her before the…