Essays Tagged: "Allie"

Holden, the main caracter in J.D Salinger's "Catcher in the Rye"

totally different side of him. Holden's life has been tough, after loosing his two year old brother Allie from leukemia.. His older brother D.B. was a writer, and a struggling artist. The money he was ... is education. Holden's mom is still in a state of shock and depression, due to the loss of her son, Allie. Phoebe, Holden's ten year old sister, is the only child that still lives at home. Holden grea ...

(4 pages) 98 3 1.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Holden Caulfield - The Catcher In The Rye

knows into two different groups of people. The group he is in consists of people like his siblings Allie and Phoebe. Most other people are just lumped into another group he refers to as phonies. Hold ... t lumped into another group he refers to as phonies. Holden appreciates the memories he shared with Allie and Phoebe's opinion and views on life. When Phoebe says "You don't like anything that's happe ...

(4 pages) 96 1 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My Characterization of Holden Caulfield from "The Catcher in The Rye".

New York most people have to be wealthy to live in New York. Holden also was two bothers, D.B. and Allie, Allie whom is dead at the age of thirteen and he has a younger sister Phoebe.During the ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism in "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. salinger

e symbols are so important and their symbolism is directly related to the major themes of the novel.Allie, Holden's young brother who died several years earlier, was a key symbol throughout the story. ... ier, was a key symbol throughout the story. When Holden remembers incidents from his past involving Allie, his attitude changes, such as when he writes the composition about Allie's baseball glove or ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Holden's Loss of Innocence in "Catcher in the Rye"

types of people, people who are innocent and and phonies, who have lost their innocence. I believe Allie had the characteristics of both sides. He competed in sports, had a wide variety of friends, a ... also sensitive enough to write poems on his baseball glove. Holden's friend, Jane is sensitive like Allie. Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond her control, such as her alcoholic father, her inn ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

tely lonely and alienated. As he wanders the streets of New York, he looks at children and prays to Allie to keep him from disappearing as the ducks disappeared and as Allie himself disappeared. It's ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism in the "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

analyze the key symbols and refer them to the major themes of the novel.Firstly , the characters of Allie, Jane Gallagher and Phoebe represent Holden's perception of innocence and childhood. Allie, Ho ... other is one of the few people who were not 'phony' in a world full of 'phonies'. More importantly, Allie symbolizes the innocence and childhood that Holden strives to find throughout his multi-day jo ...

(6 pages) 110 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Holden Caufield's distinct personality in J.D. Salinger's novel, "The Catcher in the Rye".

d kind, also plays an important role in the book. We see these traits shine when Holden talks about Allie. Holden thinks about Allie, his deceased brother, a lot. Holden feels very guilty because he i ... s about Allie, his deceased brother, a lot. Holden feels very guilty because he is still living and Allie had to die. He does not feel he should be able to live anymore because it is not fair. This sh ...

(1 pages) 18 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What's wrong with Holden Caufield?He has ODD,diagnoses of main character from Catcher in th Rye,by J.D Salinger

n isn't very involved with his parents and they return the favor. Holden had ayounger brother named Allie but he died when Holden was 13 fromleukemia(Salinger,39).This tragic event was hard for Holden ... hools.Holden Caulfeild has a problem. In fact he has more than one problem. Holden'syounger brother Allie, whom he still talks to, died when Holden was 13. After Allie diedHolden was having trouble co ...

(6 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism in "The Catcher in the Rye" by Holden.

innocence.One of the most significant of these is the glove belonging to Holden's deceased brother, Allie. This glove reminds Holden of his youthful fruitfulness and his unending love as a child. As H ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analyzing Holden Caufield and his characteristics from "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D.Salinger

oesn't want to change, but I know that he prefers everything to be retained. Holden can't deal with Allie's death. He still loves Allie, and he mentions Phoebe that Allie is the person that he could t ... He still loves Allie, and he mentions Phoebe that Allie is the person that he could trust. Although Allie is dead, Holden still don't want to accept that he is dead. When Holden walk through the stree ...

(3 pages) 49 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher in the Rye by Salenger

loneliness, Holden dreads communication, and this is partly due to his depression over the death of Allie, but also due to the fact that, with the exception of Phoebe, he is unable to find someone as ... to the fact that, with the exception of Phoebe, he is unable to find someone as good and loving as Allie was, with whom to communicate. Another reason for Holden's communication problem, is that he s ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Good people...are good because they come to wisdom through failure." analysis of the quote using two novels: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

he innocence in children throughout the novel. In addition Holden also attempts to keep his brother Allie, alive in his thoughts and actions. William Golding's Jack becomes the leader of the tribe aft ... ness in the adult world and growing up.Throughout the novel Holden attempts to preserve his brother Allie in his mind. When Allie died Holden never really accepted it. Holden constantly thought of All ...

(5 pages) 47 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay Test: The Catcher In the Rye by J.D Salinger

and thinks, and the way he acts. He doesn't follow specific rules in his life, and especially since Allie, his beloved brother, died, his life totally changed. He flunked in school and even thought of ... . He knew the feeling of losing someone you loved the most because he's experienced it himself when Allie died. He realized that if he left, Phoebe might turn out to be like him as ell, and that was t ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Catcher in the Rye, By J.D. Salinger Holden "Trapped in Adolescence"

ryan is absolutely right. Holden still thinks about his brother a lot because he loved him so much. Allie died on June 18, 1946, when Holden was about thirteen.For example, at the beginning of the boo ... couldn't think of anything that he wanted to describe. Therefore he decided to describe his brother Allie's baseball mitt. Obviously, Holden loved this mitt, because he described it so distinctly and ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The red hunting hat used as a symbol in "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger

the fencing team traveled to the big city. In this part of the story, Holden wants to connect with Allie and does so by wearing on a red hunting hat, which is a connection to his brother's red hair. ...

(2 pages) 12068 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Catcher In The Rye-JD Salinger

r letting them move on. He couldn't think of anything better than being the catcher in the rye.When Allie died, time froze for Holden. He slept in the garage that night, and punched out all of the gla ... , Sunny, Mrs. Morrow, Jane, Mr. Spencer, his sister Phoebe, and most importantly, his dead brother, Allie. In fact, the museum was built mainly for Allie. He would put Allie in the museum because he c ...

(5 pages) 37 2 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Holden's hate for the loss of innocence. His fascination to save the innocence, erasing profanity and Aliie's baseball glove.

and talks about, that shows his concern. His fascination to save innocence, erasing profanity, and Allie's baseball glove.The first thing he constantly mentions is the loss of innocence. Holden seems ... ys swears, even when he is around Pheobe.The third thing is that he keeps talking about his borther Allie, his baseball glove, and his death. Holden has a really hard time dealing with the death of Al ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day." Critical Lens on Nine Stories and The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

, The Catcher in the Rye, Holden struggles with the fact that things aren't like his childhood when Allie was still alive and he had no accountability. Salinger shows that with adult-hood comes respon ... Therefore, as children we must learn lessons from our actions. When Holden was young he was happy. Allie was still alive and playing baseball and he did not have to worry about passing a history exam ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Holden Caulfield's Characteristics

s to be a very positive person who has just given up trying to make better of him after his Brother Allie's death. This plus his "teenage mood and attitude changes," the society thinks that he's alway ... olated and left. As mentioned before, the only person he can confide in is his sister Phoebe. After Allie's death, he doesn't want to be become an adult. He tries to hide under the façade of th ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American