Essays Tagged: "Catcher"

a character study of Salinger's Holden Caufield of "The Catcher in the Rye"

is against him and that little can bring him joy. He had lost his innocence, and saw himself as a 'catcher in the rye', trying to save children from his fate.Holden is quite the eccentric individual. ... hing other than an act of pure kindness.Holden Caufield has a foil or an opposite in the story, The Catcher in the Rye. This person is his younger sister, Phoebe. She has a positive outlook on life, w ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Banned Book Essay "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger. This essay is about why The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger was banned from many states.

Banned Book EssayThe Catcher in the RyeBy: J.D. Salinger"The Catcher in the Rye" is a story of an emotionally disturbed y ... other people. Also, he didn't like listening to other people tell him their depressing stories."The Catcher in the Rye" was removed from reading lists and libraries in Issaquah, Washington, Middlevill ... s, Florida. This all happened between 1978 and 1985.The main reasons for the concern regarding "The Catcher in the Rye" are its vulgarity, occultism, violence, and sexual content. Holden Caulfield swe ...

(3 pages) 137 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Censorship: this essay is on an article about the censorship of Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, and whether censorship is moral in general.

CensorshipOne particular English teacher wanted to have her students read The Catcher in the Rye, but was aware of the profanity described in the novel. Worried that the parents ... from censorship seems to be an overly sheltered life, loneliness, and a bit of embarrassment.In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden teaches more lessons about protecting our loved ones from profanity than ...

(2 pages) 78 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"The Catcher in the Rye".

Holden Caulfield is the main character and narrator in 'The Catcher in the Rye'. Everything that happens is seen through his eyes. He is a sensitive adolescent ... es he see these faults in perspective.Holden is important in the text as he is the text. He is 'The Catcher in the Rye' and the whole novel is around his fall and his problems. Holden's character is g ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

in her past when she was happy, before she met her husband Lew. In another J.D. Salinger book, The Catcher in the Rye, Holden struggles with the fact that things aren't like his childhood when Allie ... a happy and relaxed child can only become a high-strung and overbearing adult. For instance, In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden becomes an adult in his three-day journey across New York City. He also h ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Catcher In The Rye

In J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, the main character is depicted as a sixteen-year-old boy who wants to be the sav ... s everything in his life to stay the same, as it was when he was younger. Holden desires to be "the catcher in the rye," and explicates this when he says, "...I keep picturing all of these little kids ... some crazy cliff...I have to catch everybody if they start to come over the cliff...I'd just be the catcher in the rye and all." Holden dreams of saving all the children's purity because that is how h ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparative essay between THE CATCHER IN THE RYE and GREAT EXPECTATIONS

When analyzing and comparing The Catcher in the Rye and Great Expectations, by J.D. Salinger and Charles Dickens respectively, one us ... st experiences and passing them on to the reader, however, there is again a striking difference, in Catcher in the Rye, when Holden narrates his experiences he is only a few weeks or months older than ... is family and concludes with his world, clearly creating an atmosphere and introducing a character. Catcher in the Rye, on the other hand, seems much more like the narrator's thoughts directly transla ...

(3 pages) 17 0 2.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Catcher in the Rye" vs. "About a Boy"

The novels "Catcher in the Rye", and "About a Boy", are fundamentally very similar. They are very similar in the ... me of isolation in the two novels is very similar.The theme is the most similar in these books. In "Catcher in the Rye", the protagonist Holden Caulfield is a teenager who isolates himself from the re ... lfield does not mature fully, if at all. In the end, he still is reluctant to grow up.The style of "Catcher in the Rye" is first person narration. Holden Caulfield is directly talking to the reader, a ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How "The Catcher in the Rye" is a Buldingsroman

In the novel, "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger, the author uses Holden Caulfield's painfulness of growing up t ... n places in which he will never mature to and adult. Ironically speaking, towards the ending of The Catcher in the RyeHolden Caulfield unintentionally matures while he is in the zoo with his beloved s ... , while having a conversation with his sister Phoebe, mentions an imaginary place in which he is a "Catcher in the Rye". Holden says to his sister, "Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids play ...

(3 pages) 18 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher In The Rye - Holden's Lousy Essay

In J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, the Protagonist, Holden Caufield, writes a lousy essay in his history class that ... you to do something about it. This message will repeat in 5...4...3...2...1...0 In J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, the Protagonist, Holden Caufield, writes a lousy essay in his history class that ... you to do something about it. This message will repeat in 5...4...3...2...1...0 In J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, the Protagonist, Holden Caufield, writes a lousy essay in his history class that ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher In The Rye - Point Of View

What a Difference a View Makes Who is telling us the story of The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger? Holden Caulfield tells it to us, the readers, through his point o ... e get the facts through his recollections, with his opinions and bias. Did you ever wonder what The Catcher in the Rye would be like if it were in a different point of view? It would be very different ... but you do not know what the characters are feeling or thinking unless they say or show it. If The Catcher in the Rye were written in this point of view, we would not get Holden's opinions and bias. ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher In The Rye Essay

Catcher in the Rye essay Where do we belong in society? Do we know the purpose of our existe ... o we belong in society? Do we know the purpose of our existence? Holden Caulfield is a young boy in Catcher in the Rye who doesn't know his purpose in life. When he believes he has found his purpose, ...

(2 pages) 13 1 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Allie-catcher In The Rye

How Allie Helps Holden be the Catcher The book Catcher in the Rye, written by J.D. Salinger, was a novel filled with many symbols ... am has an uncanny resemblance to the title of the book. He is catching children in the rye, being a catcher in the rye. How can he catch people with a broken hand, He certainly couldn't hold the weigh ... ted with others. If Allie would not have died, Holden may not have been able to become as good of a catcher as he wanted. He had to learn many things before he could help people and Allie helped him w ...

(4 pages) 1746 1 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bbaseball

l and proud on the mound, ready to go to war with my enemy. The umpire made his way back behind the catcher and yelled, "Play ball!". I heard my teammates start yelling for me letting them know ... ates start yelling for me letting them know they were right there with me. I stared intensely at my catcher waiting for him to tell me what to throw. He signaled for a curve ball so I came set and loo ...

(4 pages) 287 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Catcher In The Rye" by J. D. Salinger

The book ‘The Catcher in the Rye ’ depicts a struggle of protection and an over bearing fight for the preserv ... xperiencing what he has faced. The characters desire to be the savior of children is the dream of a catcher. After the death of Holden’s brother Allie, Holden refuses to conform and give up his i ... from her mistakes but going for the golden ring with the possibility of falling makes Holden a true catcher. “I mean if they're running and they don't look where they're going I have to come out ...

(2 pages) 1313 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher in the rye and for esm

Richard Brooks from "The Sunday Times". One of Salinger's greatest achievements was the novel "The Catcher in the Rye". I heard about he novel in numerous occasions. It was even mentioned in films su ... ch 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 about the novel. He had a bookshelf fill ...

(5 pages) 1104 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Chatcher In The Rye

Have you ever wondered what happens in side of a teenager's head? The Catcher in the Rye is written in first person point of view. A teenage boy by the name of Holden Cau ... s let their emotions get in the way of decision-making. Holden is a typical teenager and the Catcher in the Rye is a great portrait of the live and times of a teenage boy.

(2 pages) 461 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher In The Rye

Module Number: SE2386 Student Number: 970070357 The Rise of the Teenager and The Catcher in the Rye.Adolescence has long been depicted as perhaps the most emotionally painful phase ... morality in the face of the demonised and invisible, yet omnipresent Communism of the USSR. In The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger's seminal teen novel, the seventeen year old narrator Holden Caul ... pting to reaffirm defunct childhood values in an adult world corrupted by 'phonies' and 'perverts.' Catcher repeatedly valorises the world of childhood as one of innocence, security and sincerity, fre ...

(7 pages) 1998 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Catcher in the Rye" analysis, by Samantha Matousek

meaning the book or writing is timeless. J.D. Salinger captures this essential element in his novel Catcher in the Rye. The main character, Holden Caulfield, dislikes school, and, like any teenage boy ... teenagers have this attitude towards school and, of course, towards the opposite gender. I believe Catcher in the Rye, even though it was written about sixty years ago, is relevant to issues of teens ...

(6 pages) 378 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Catcher In The Rye Essay

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is about a boy named Holden Caulfield and his struggle with life ... early aware of these circumstances.Holden’s signs of depression are very strong throughout The Catcher in the Rye. One of these prominent signs are the fact that he hardly every sleeps. It is kno ... st to get his life back on track.Holden Caulfield is the main character in J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. The story follows his struggle with finding out who he is, and his road of depre ...

(6 pages) 3045 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American