Thursday, March 21, 2019

Catcher In The Rye :: essays research papers

The book Catcher in the Rye tells of Holden Caulfields appreciation ab eruptlife and the world almost him. Holden shares many of his opinions about spate and leads the reader on a 5 day visit into his mind. Holden,throughout the book, made some other people feel indifferent to his give. I pukerelate to this because although I do not view people inferior to myself, Ido judge others unequall(a)y. Holden and I both have mistakable judgements ofpeople from the way they act and behave. We also share feelings about motive as well as lack of it. After reading this book, I came to theconclusion that Holden and I are much more similar than I initiallybelieved.Holden portrayed others to be inferior to his own kind all throughoutthe book. He made several references as to how people arent as perfect ashe was. "The reason he Stradlater fixed himself up to look good wasbecause he was madly in love with himself." (pg. 27) Holden had an lower status complex. He was afraid of not hav ing any special talents orabilities and employ other methods to make him out to be a rough unsentimental boy."Boy, I sat at that goddam bar till around one oclock or so, getting drunkas a bastard. I could hardly see straight." (pg. 150) Holden tried all hecould to fit in. He drank, cursed and criticized life in general to make itseem he was very knowing of these habits. I myself have found me doing thisat times, also. I, at times, feel the need to fit in to a group and dothings similar to what others do in order to gain acceptance by them. Ismoked a cigar once with two friends of mine because they unplowed going on andon about how great cigars were, but that was alone once. Holden and I bothplace people on levels other than our own for amount of knowledge andlikeness to ourselves.Holden used the landmark phonies to describe more than a few people inthis book. He used the term to be what a person is if they dont actnaturally and follow other peoples manners and grace. Hol den didnt likephonies, he thought of them as if they were trying to depute off. He didntlike it when they showed off because it seemed so fake and unnatural every(prenominal)time they would do so."At the end of the first act we went out with allthe other jerks for a cigarette. What a deal that

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