Today marks the 95th anniversary of jd salinger's birth of salinger though his most famous work, the catcher in the rye, is often shrugged off as relatable only to angsty, insufferable teens, it's withstood the test of time sure, it's the “ great american high school novel,” but adults repeatedly fixate on it. First published in 1951, jd salinger's novel the catcher in the rye is narrated in first person by holden caulfield, a teenage boy whose heart has been are just parents (salinger didn't made an effort to characterize them, there are just authority figures) and his sister is the only human wich he counts as a companion.
In jd salinger's the catcher in the rye and albert camus' the stranger, the protagonists, holden and mersault chose not to follow what society had when this route betrays them, and society pushes them into further isolation and despair, they realize the importance of being accepted in the circle of. First questions that came to my mind when i received the first assignment notice that we would be reading the catcher in the rye for english class the title is most likely the single most important word choice that the author must make jd salinger uses the title in the book to allude to more than just when holden sees the.
Jerome david j d salinger was an american writer known for his widely read novel the catcher in the rye following his early success publishing short stories and the catcher in the rye, salinger led a very private life for more than a half-century he published his final original work in 1965 and gave his last interview in.
This summary for jd salinger's the catcher in the rye is just the companion you need to enter the broken mind of holden caulfield, a character who for more than 50 years has been one of modern literature's most iconic figures the disturbed teen stands at the center of this controversial novel that was banned in its day. 583 quotes from the catcher in the rye: 'what really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was “ among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior you're by no means.