Essays Tagged: "Rye"

Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger

Holden Caulfield, the main character of J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, strives to protect children from the world, and maintain their innocence. Being on the verge of ... Holden what he enjoys, he responds after a long period of thought, "I'd just be the catcher in the rye and all ... that's the only thing I'd really like to be." Holden is referring to a children's po ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Comparison of Attitudes Towards Life in "The Catcher in the Rye"and "Dead Poet's Society"

lism depending on the human being. The works entitled "Dead Poets' Society" and "The Catcher in the Rye" hold a variety of stances on life. However, the novel, "The Catcher in the Rye" mainly paints t ... witness an assortment of outlooks to life in general.Holden Caulfield narrates "The Catcher in the Rye" in a cynical tone. To many juveniles, this protagonist might appear as a misanthropic person be ...

(6 pages) 29 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Catcher In The Rye

Catcher in the Rye tells the story of Holden Caulfield, a student at a private prep school in New Jersey. Though th ... dows in the Caulfield's garage. This is the bat with which they used to play baseball in a field of rye during the summer. Holden pitched, Alec played catcher.Holden drops out of school and spends the ... arns who he, Holden Caulfield, truly is, and the meaning of his brother Alec -- the "catcher in the rye."

(1 pages) 482 0 0.0 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 existence? Holden Cau ... 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, it turns out to ...

(2 pages) 13 1 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Tortured Road of Adolescence: A comparison of "The Catcher In the Rye" and "Rule of the Bone"

The Tortured Road of AdolescencePatrick RoyleCentral to J.D Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" and Russell Banks "Rule of the Bone" is the theme of change. Both male protagonists - Holden Ca ... which they attempt to protect. Holden Caulfield, the 16 year old protagonist of The Catcher in the Rye alienates himself, in order to preserve not only himself, but his private world. His efforts to ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The classical canon and the contemporary canon

contemporary classic that illustrates these same features of a canonical text is The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger. Many people believe that this novel should be in the classical canon and perh ... are the novels that will, when it is time, be accepted into the classical canon.The Catcher in the Rye has as much literary value and worth as any text in the canon. The novel is a representation of ...

(3 pages) 31 1 3.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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 Caulfied tells us ... tions 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) 460 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Why The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger should be included in Reader/Writer workshops

paints a colorful character full of inner conflict in his fiction novel entitled The Catcher in the Rye, targeted at the young-adult audience. This bildungsroman-style novel follows main character and ... lfield depicts the jaded life of a teenager looking for his place among society. The Catcher in the Rye may be rough around the edges, and controversial in its language and content, but is encouraged ...

(5 pages) 16 0 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

English Critical Response - Coming of Age - Compare and Contrast of Catcher in the Rye, Yolgnu Boy and Growing Up

ee texts, Stephen Johnson’s film Yolgnu Boy (2000), J.D. Sallinger’s novel Catcher in the Rye (1951), and Mai’s poem Growing Up (2008), explore the concept of coming of age in conjoint ... age is constructed as a journey, especially where the protagonists of Yolgnu Boy and Catcher in the Rye, Lorrpu and Holden, undergo challenging experiences, which lead to liberation.Yolgnu Boy follows ...

(3 pages) 1893 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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esearch Question:How does a J.D. Salinger use character interaction as motifs in The Catcher in the Rye to induce reader empathy?Word count:Zherui YeCarlucci American International School of LisbonCon ... YeCarlucci American International School of LisbonContents:Abstract:Introduction:The Catcher in the Rye is an empathy-based novel, which builds its connection with the reader's emotions and feelings. ...

(9 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies