Free Essays on The Narrative Catcher In The Rye

  1. Comparison of the Social Network and the Catcher in the Rye

    personal dilemmas of their protagonists, Holden Caulfield and Mark Zuckerberg, in The Catcher in the Rye and The Social Network? In David Fincher’s The Social Network and J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, a story of two young men, Holden Caulfield and Mark Zuckerberg face many difficulties...

  2. Text Response: the Catcher in the Rye

    Text Response: The Catcher in the Rye The novel, "The Catcher in he Rye", written by J.D. Salinger was set in the late 1940 - early 1950s in New York. This novel explores the themes of loneliness, relationships and deception though the use of literary devices. Many symbols are used to enhance our understanding...

  3. The Catchter in the Rye Essay

    The Catcher in the Rye – Salinger uses a variety of techniques to develop the major themes of The Catcher in the Rye. The statement that ‘Salinger uses a variety of techniques to develop the major themes of The Catcher in the Rye’ is true in a number of important ways. The major themes of the novel...

  4. Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye As the protagonist of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield appears to attribute his social condition to circumstances beyond his control. Critics give praise to the character of Holden Caulfield as a non-conformist rebel that is unwilling to compromise in...

  5. Comparative Essay - Catcher in the Rye vs. Igby Goes Down

    Comparative Essay The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger and Igby Goes Down by Burr Steers are both displayed as rites of passage texts. The respective protagonists of these two texts are Igby Slocumb and Holden Caulfield. These two characters are both on a journey motif, a journey of self discovery...

  6. Catcher and the Rye

    Comparative Essay: The Catcher In The Rye and Igby Goes Down ❑ Make a title by finding a quotation from The Catcher In The Rye that could apply to Igby Goes Down also. Make it big, or bold, or underlined, or in a cool font or something. ❑ Put “[your name] and Mike Moore” in small, classy...

  7. The Catcher in the Rye- Term Paper

    It is all Fun and Games until Someone Looses a Rye Once is a generation, a book is written that transcends reality and humanity .The Catcher in the Rye, by JD Salinger, combines a unique style, controversial theme, and thought provoking main character in this perceptive study of the human condition...

  8. Catcher in the Rye Essay

    Catching a True Role The symbol of the carousel and adolescence used by J.D. Salinger in the Catcher in the Rye develop Holden’s character into a young man. Holden Caulfield is an adolescent that refuses to grow up. He begins his life in the book as a confused young man in search of saving humanity...

  9. The Catcher in the Rye

    Dealing With The Change Everyone no matter whoever he or she is growing up and step-by-step going into the world of adulthood. This book “The Catcher In The Rye” written by J.D.Salinger portrays the part of the process of growing up. It is about a16 years old character, Holden Caulfield’s growth into...

  10. catcher in the rye

     9/2708 The Catcher in the Rye Holden Caufield has been dealing with various problems which have consequently led to his mental downfall. Holden’s inability to cope with reality, fear of growing up, and helplessness of dealing with sexuality has all played a critical role in his emotional...

  11. Cacther of the Rye

    ENG 2DP Ms.Dicostanzo October, 6, 2010 Youth and the Coming of Age The novel The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger is a story about the struggle teenagers face in making the transition from childhood to adulthood. The main character, Holden Caulfield undergoes a series of events on his...

  12. The Catcher in the Rye Is a Novel Which Evokes Hope and Despair for Holden Caulfield. Which Techniques Does Salinger Use to Do This?

    Q: The Catcher In The Rye is a novel which evokes hope and despair for Holden Caulfield. Which techniques does Salinger use to do this? JD Salinger uses a variety of techniques to evoke both hope and despair for Holden Caulfield. Hope is explored as an emotional state where one believes in a positive...

  13. Catcher in the Rye Questions

    CATCHER IN THE RYE QUESTIONS: 1. The novel can be described as a bildungsroman genre, in other words, a rite of passage novel. In what way does Holden experience a rite of passage? The rite of passage experienced by Holden in the text involves the original identity of Holden: a typical representation...

  14. The Catcher in the Rye

    American’s weren't considered to be human at this time. This story is about racism in the south and how it affects the people it concerns. And at The catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger, This book is about main character Holden who is maladjusted and he wanders in his school life. And during two days after being...

  15. The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye i a 1951 novel by J. D. Salinger. A controversial novel originally pubished for adults, it has sincee become popular with adolescent readers for its themes of teenage angst and alienation. It has been translated into almost all of the world's major languages. Around 250,000 copies...

  16. Catcher in the Rye: the Quest for Love

    Catcher In the Rye: The Quest For Love In many novels in J.D. Salinger's library of books, there is a recurring theme of the loss of innocence of children, the falling and the confusions of childhood, and many other ideas that apply to the ideas of adolescence and the life of the average teenager...

  17. Should Catcher in the Rye Be Banned?

    Period 4 Should we ban Catcher in the Rye?Banned Books in the United States. Many books are banned in the U.S. due to bad influence of the main character, profanity and sexual content. Many school districts throughout the United States banned the Catcher in the Rye have banned many books due...

  18. Catcher in the Rye

    Professor English 101 14 April 2014 The Catcher in the Rye Controversial Classic The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger has been one of the biggest sources of contention in American literature since its first publication as a novel in 1951. The author himself has proven to be an elusive creature, not...

  19. Ferris Bueller and Catcher in the Rye Comparative Essay

    Ferris Bueller and Catcher in the Rye – Comparative Essay Salinger’s 1951 novel, “The Catcher in the Rye”, and John Hughes’ 1987 teenage comedy film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”, both reflect the lives of teenagers in a time span of nearly 40 years. The two authors successfully convey society’s values...

  20. The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher In The Rye Help! Holding his stomach to stop the bleeding, Holden limps from the bar to the phone booth. Believe it or not Holden as drunk as a bird and this is just his imagination running wild, playing childish like games. Being sixteen years old and out in the big city on his own,...

  21. Catcher in the Rye

    Catcher in the Rye exam In J.D. Salinger’s famous novel, The Catcher in the Rye, the narrator is a 16 year old boy named Holden Caulfield. Throughout the course of the book, Holden is kicked out of his prestigious prep school, fights his roommate Stradlater, gets drunk (a lot), but learns a new,...

  22. “the Catcher in the Rye Expository Essay”

    “The catcher in the rye expository essay” The catcher in the rye is a book I have read and really enjoyed because of the plot and the characters in the novel. “I always call it the catcher of the rye of the new generation.” (www.Thinkexist.com Jessica sharzer) the novel takes place...

  23. The Novel Titled the Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye The novel, The Catcher in the Rye, by J. D. Salinger, is told by a young, immature, 16-year-old boy named Holden Caulfield who is describing his three-day journey to a psychiatrist. Throughout the novel, Holden demonstrates his immaturity, emotional wreckage, disappointments and...

  24. Catcher in the Rye

    Alex Morgan Pd 8 4/16/10 Research pap. Catcher in the Rye is a book of many themes of many different types of different things. The main character of the book is Holden Caulfield, this guy has major problems. He’s alone and he knows it, he hates everyone and judges them too. Some...

  25. Why The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger should be included in Reader/Writer workshops

    they all not what appeal to most teenagers? J.D. Salinger paints a colorful character full of inner conflict in his fiction novel entitled The Catcher in the Rye, targeted at the young-adult audience. This bildungsroman-style novel follows main character and narrator Holden Caulfield, a seventeen year...

  26. Analysis the Crucible V. Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye, the tragic effects of the lies that take place by the characters have a big impact in many different ways. The tragedies that occurred in Holden’s life and the depression he has encountered make him want to tell lies because he cannot face reality in The Catcher in the Rye. Most...

  27. Comparison and Contrast Essay Between Catcher in the Rye and Stand by Me

    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. Sometimes quality is judged solely based on a stories actions. In this image drenched society we sometimes struggle to appreciate and celebrate books...

  28. Catcher in the rye and for esm

    greatest achievements was the novel "The Catcher in the Rye". I heard about he novel in numerous occasions. It was even mentioned in films such as "Conspiracy Theory" in which Mel Gibson plays a "disturbed" man who has to buy a copy of "The Catcher in the Rye" whenever he sees one or has the thought...

  29. Comparison of Catcher and Huck Finn

    J.D. Salinger’s ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ and Mark Twain’s ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ Escape is a theme which is reiterated throughout each of the novels ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ and ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’. Within Huckleberry Finn and Catcher, escape is elucidated through the use of literary...

  30. Comparison/Contrast Essay For Catcher in the Rye and Stand by Me

    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. Sometimes quality is judged solely based on a stories actions. In this image drenched society we sometimes struggle to appreciate and celebrate books...