Essays Tagged: "JD Salinger"

A review of "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D Salinger

The title of the novel The Catcher In The Rye, by JD Salinger, has a substantial connection to the story. This title greatly explains the main charact ...

(4 pages) 222 2 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

J.D. Salinger's quest for happiness. How his sharacters conform to the material happiness

Many critics consider J.D. Salinger a very controversial writer, for the subject matters that he writes.. J.D. Salinger's works ... of society. In most of his works, he has the protagonist of the story go on a quest for happiness. Salinger does not conform to the material happiness; the characters undergo a spiritual happiness. T ... ough the end of his works they undergone changes that change them for the better. The works of J.D. Salinger show the quest for happiness through religion, loneliness, and symbolism.Salinger's works o ...

(8 pages) 94 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Moral Struggle. It traces American theme of moral struggle through Modernism, citing JD Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, and through Realism with WD Howells's Editha.

still have the same views as the early settlers of the New World.The Catcher in the Rye, written by JD Salinger is a classic example of a moral struggle. Salinger was born in NY, NY in 1919. He was a ...

(7 pages) 181 0 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.Topic: In the Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, Holden continually and progressively shows his good moral character with parallels and ... d in the end but whose moral means have been subject to much argument. In the Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, Holden continually and progressively shows his good moral character with parallels and ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Social and Emotional Learning

o be very crucial, even necessary for success later in life. In the book The Catcher In The Rye, by JD Salinger, Holden demonstrated that he lacks important social and emotional skills needed for succ ...

(4 pages) 146 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Catcher in the Rye: The Nature of Societal and Individual Interdependency

desperately searching out their place in the sun. This search for identity seems to be the case in JD Salinger's novel, The Catcher in the Rye. Through settings in the novel and symbolism, Salinger i ... nnot go forward and he cannot go back; he is stuck in the middle, feeling very lost. In this novel, JD Salinger is moderately effective at portraying the nature of societal and individual interdepende ...

(8 pages) 29 0 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How a child's spontaneity is demonstrated in J.D Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" and "Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut".

whatever they want, in addition to create all sorts of ideas in their head. Sybil Carpenter in J.D Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" as well as Ramona in his story "Uncle Wiggily in Connectic ... gs in a much more simplistic way than adults, which allows them to be children of innocence.In J.D. Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Bananafish", Sybil Carpenter portrays a child around the age of four o ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

JD Salinger's: "The Catcher in the Rye"

s separate as Holden believes them to be? Where does he fit in?"The Catcher in the Rye", a novel by JD Salinger, is a bildungsroman, which means that it shows the stages of a young character growing u ... and many agree that it is the most difficult emotional stage they have yet to be encountered with. JD Salinger expresses this harsh transitional period using a character called Holden Caulfield, who ...

(5 pages) 43 1 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Censorship (and how its effects people)

JD Salinger woke up one morning to realize that the book he had worked so hard to write and had put ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Catcher In The Rye: Why It Is An American Classic?

a wide range of factors which have been able to garner appeal to the audience throughout the ages. JD Salinger has created a character- Holden Caulfield, which the audience can easily identify and re ... ular with the audience throughout time, and that is, of his almost ‘childlike innocence’. JD Salinger has although depicted Holden as an antihero, but is quite the protagonist in retaining i ...

(9 pages) 31 1 5.0 Apr/2007

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 ... ill inspire 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 ... ill inspire 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 ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Franny And Zooey

In the story book Franny and Zooey by JD Salinger, Franny Glass is beginning to have doubts about the meaning of life. When her brother Se ...

(2 pages) 1062 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher In The Rye

ourney with these few words. Holden Caulfield, the protagonist in the novel, Catcher in the Rye, by JD Salinger suffers from a nervous breakdown and falls into a state of depression He has been diagno ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/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 of view. His point of v ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

David Copperfield

dawn-joy.com/sf/html/historyofthenovel.htm - 57k - Cached - Similar pages The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger - A Homework Online ...... to the gradual revealing of Holden's character. Any external ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Evolution of "The Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger

nly in the main character, Holden Caulfield’s, depth of disposition. The creation of Holden by JD Salinger was a process of numerous stages. Salinger's cannibalization of his own works—inclu ... en it is also the hallmark of a good character, and Holden not only evolved, but changed along with JD Salinger. In the 1940’s Salinger enrolled in the Army-where his first versions of Holden wer ...

(7 pages) 19 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger

The significance of the first and last chapters of The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger is apparent because they introduce Holden Caulfield and the way he thinks, and end the b ... as unfeeling, he really has a heart underneath that seemingly harsh exterior.BibliographySalinger, JD. The Catcher In The Rye. Boston, Mass; Little Brown and Co, 1951

(4 pages) 2279 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Catcher In The Rye

In The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger used symbolism throughout the novel. Three major symbols were the ducks, the Museum of Natu ... e ducks, the Museum of Natural History, and Jane Gallagher. They all represent Holden in a way, and Salinger uses these symbols very well.While Holden is wandering around New York City, he asks many p ... ot the same as he used to be. He also realizes that he will never be the same as he used to be.J.D. Salinger's use of symbolism in The Catcher in the Rye is very helpful in conveying hidden messages. ...

(3 pages) 799 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger was a

The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger was a very popular novel that was never made into a motion picture by any director. For ...

(1 pages) 428 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher in the Rye: NOT a Bildungsroman An Analysis of the Development (or lack thereof) Of Holden Caulfield Catcher in the Rye, by JD Salinger

Bildungsroman: a coming-of-age novel. Many critics and readers alike have argued that JD Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye is a superb example of a bildungsroman. The novel is a narrati ... gsroman, there is certainly a strong argument to be made against this claim."Catcher in the Rye" By JD Salinger (1951)Pamela Hunt Steinle (2000). In Cold Fear: The Catcher in the Rye Censorship Contro ...

(2 pages) 3852 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American