The book Catcher in the Rye tells us Holden Caulfield's life and the w
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The book “Catcher in the Rye” tells us Holden Caulfield's life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a five-day visit into his mind. Holden, throughout the book, thought that other people are inferior to him, what most teenagers tend to do in their teenage years. The book discusses different issues and subjects in which these days edit out easily.
I think that the book “Catcher in the Rye” is and isn’t appropriate for kids are age. Why do I think it’s appropriate: I think that the novel is appropriate for kids our age because at our age we experience the “Peak” of puberty, which means that at the teenage age we start question life itself and whatever surrounds it. We start asking ourselves different questions such as, Why me? What am I doing on this planet? We also start to think we could make a difference. In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden views the world as an evil and corrupt place where there is no peace. This view of the world does not change gradually through the novel. However as the novel progresses, Holden comes to the realization that he is powerless to change this. During the short period of Holden's life covered in this book, "Holden does succeed in making us understand that the world is crazy". At our age we also think stupid things such as “I don’t deserve to be on this planet” and then we come to a conclusion of maybe suicide. The more we look around this world, the more depressing life seems. The book “Catcher in the Rye” is a very influential book, it gets you thinking a lot and gets you to realize stuff you’d never imagine. I also had another view to thus novel, I also think that this book is inappropriate for kids our age because it may have an impact on the reader’s life depending on the way he looks at the novel.
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Fiction, Literature, Literary realism, The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield, Holden, Narratology, The Catcher in the Rye in popular culture
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