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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Literatur, observe: 3,0, Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Having learn "The Catcher within the Rye" one relatively seems like realizing the protagonist, Holden Caulfield. it sort of feels like J.D. Salinger succeeds in depicting the issues of a 16-year-old boy in a post-World battle II surroundings. He captures “the pressures and tensions of prep tuition existence, the confusions of past due early life, the search for a vaguely outlined non secular purity, or the contradictions that consequence whilst its protagonist too smartly divides the realm into phonies […] and the natural spirit.” (Pinsker XV)
It is without doubt one of the top promoting books of all time promoting “more than 60million copies all over the world and has remained a stalwart on college curricula because it used to be released in 1951.“ (Longbottom) i feel the explanations for its luck are transparent; children from at the present time nonetheless can establish with Holden’s confusion with the grownup global and his angst of becoming up and altering.
The novel used to be a hugely debatable ebook from the day it used to be first released in 1951. It was once banned in lots of nations and brought of the studying record from many faculties. those who attempted to prohibit the ebook frequently argued with the books language and stated that its message was once “trash” (Pinsker 35) because the following excerpt of a letter Edward B. Jenkinson, a instructor and booklet writer, bought from an disillusioned guardian exhibits: “’You name your self a Christian, yet you’re an atheist, a communist, and a smut peddler. Why do you insist on having kids learn four-letter phrases at school? Why do you need to fill their minds with trash? Why do you need to damage America’s children?’” (Pinsker 35)
Is Salinger’s The Catcher within the Rye a critique of the society surrounding Holden? that's the material of this paper bearing on preparatory faculties, the dishonesty of maturity, a few vital characters and the Museum of average historical past as depicted within the novel The Catcher within the Rye by means of J.D. Salinger.

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