Sunday, January 22, 2017

Affection and Relationships in Catcher in the Rye

Childhood is the roughly important stage of life. Its the decimal point when an individual learns from their parents, guardians and others in their lives to trust, cope and to live life to the fullest. However, in J. D. Salingers novel The Catcher in the Rye, H overageen Caulfield lacks an intimate relationship with his distant parents, and thus builds these feelings towards his brother, Allie. Allies death leaves Holden unsocial and skeptical of the adult world. Holden attempts to puddle up for his lousy childishness by seeking center and by protecting others puerility innocence.\nAlthough Holden desires intimacy from people besides his parents, he is hindered by his overactive wisdom of phoniness. Mr. Spencer, Holdens history teacher, reaches out, construction: Im trying to help you, if I can (14). However, Holden bats this inclination away, explaining that they were in addition much on opposite sides of the pole (15). He placeds himself apart with this constant suspicion of adults because his parents were, occupied and all in front they had (1) him. This suspicion acts as his defense for keeping his relationships empty and meaningless, by always shooting the old bull (9) when communicating. Rather than surviving his life honestly, Holden acts only in ways that are some convenient: Id only indite that damn note so that he wouldnt feel too bad about flunking me (12). By writing this note and employment himself a real moron (12), he tries to let Spencer set him aside as a lost case, and stop nagging him to improve.\nThis disconnection relieves Spencer of the messy virtuous obligation to help Holden, and Holden of the squash to please and to improve. Un homogeneous Spencer, Antolini, shares Holdens perception of phoniness: Mr. Antolini said that anybody that could write like D.B. had no business press release out to Hollywood (181). Mr. Antolini shares Holdens apprehension of Hollywood as the metropolis of phonies, as e very faker is defined by mendacious appea...

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