Essays Tagged: "A Perfect Day for Bananafish"

Perfect Day for Bananafish--this is an analysis of the short story "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" by J.D. Salinger

In today?s day and age, mankind is faced daily with challenges that at first consideration may seem imposs ... faced daily with challenges that at first consideration may seem impossible, or even ridiculous. If an extraterrestrial life form were to gaze upon out planet and observe our cultures, there?s no doub ... ze upon out planet and observe our cultures, there?s no doubt that what they see would shock them. Earth is populated by all kinds of people; brown, black, white, short, tall, fat, and skinny; but one ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

J.D. Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" review and summary

A Perfect Day for BananafishThis short story by J.D. Salinger is a great example of his unique writi ... ort story by J.D. Salinger is a great example of his unique writing styles. It starts out with the lady living with the main character doing her nails in a hotel room in New York. She talks on the pho ... oing her nails in a hotel room in New York. She talks on the phone with her mom and it is evident that they don't have a true loving relationship. They constantly yell and tell each other what to do. ...

(1 pages) 49 0 3.4 Jan/2003

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".

Children have a wisdom and a spontaneity that is lost in the distraction and temptation of adult life. When in ... ost in the distraction and temptation of adult life. When in one's adolescent years, he or she is unaware of the troubles, struggles as well other negative perspectives that one might experience throu ... es that one might experience throughout his or her life. In a child's perspective, life is exciting and exempt from all evils. Children are learning something new everyday while questioning everything ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Salinger's Glass Family

J.D. Salinger responded to the almost ridiculous success of his only novel, The Catcher in the Rye, in an ... ous success of his only novel, The Catcher in the Rye, in an unorthodox manner. After achieving the almost unheard of coup of generating enormous sales and receiving almost universal critical acclaim, ... ng enormous sales and receiving almost universal critical acclaim, or at the very least attention, Salinger elected to move entirely away from the character with whom millions of readers were able to ...

(21 pages) 2881 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American