How Does Holden’s Past Affect Him

The past’s absolute effect on humanity serves as the foundation of both crisis and opportunity. Yet, most typically notice the effects of the past when personal sacrifices are made and loss is involved, thus characterizing themselves as victims of the past. Holden Caulfield, who is the protagonist of The Catcher in the Rye, portrays himself … Read more

J.D Salinger’s description of Holden Caulfield’s life struggles as depicted in his novel – The catcher in the Rye

In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, the main character, Holden Caulfield demonstrates his life struggles between being a “phony” and a good person. The story begins when Holden is watching the football game from the top of the hill at his high school, Pencey Prep. Just like other schools Holden has attended, … Read more

How Does Holden’s Past Affect Him

The past’s absolute effect on humanity serves as the foundation of both crisis and opportunity. Yet, most typically notice the effects of the past when personal sacrifices are made and loss is involved, thus characterizing themselves as victims of the past. Holden Caulfield, who is the protagonist of The Catcher in the Rye, portrays himself … Read more

J.D Salinger’s description of Holden Caulfield’s life struggles as depicted in his novel – The catcher in the Rye

In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, the main character, Holden Caulfield demonstrates his life struggles between being a “phony” and a good person. The story begins when Holden is watching the football game from the top of the hill at his high school, Pencey Prep. Just like other schools Holden has attended, … Read more