The Catcher and the Rye

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Holden is very sexual he thinks about sex a lot.

In my mind, I'm probably the biggest sex maniac you ever saw. ~J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye, Chapter 9

This proves he is sexual.

Holden lies a lot he is good at it.

I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It's awful. If I'm on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I'm going, I'm liable to say I'm going to the opera. It's terrible. ~J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye, Chapter 3

The quote proves he lies a lot.

Holden is sad he is depressed.

Anyway, I'm sort of glad they've got the atomic bomb invented. If there's ever another war, I'm going to sit right the hell on top of it. I'll volunteer for it, I swear to God I will. ~J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye, Chapter 18

He said he would sit on the bomb and blow himself up.

Holden is leaving but doesn’t know why.

"I don't even know what I was running for - I guess I just felt like it." - J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye, Ch. 1

Holden is leaving but doesn’t know why.

Holden does tell people anything.

"Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody." - J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye, Ch. 26

Holden doesn’t to people anything because he would miss them.
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