Catcher In The Rye Book Report

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In the fictional book “The catcher in the Rye” by Jd Salinger Holden is immature. Although he is struggling to come to terms with the death of his brother Holden is not so different from the rest of the teenagers in the world. He dos things all teenagers do, or at least most of them. Like wanting sex, coursing, hating a lot of things, and hating their parents. In this essay I will prove my thesis statement and make it look awesome.

A topic of my evidence would be the decisions he makes through out the book. For instance on page 15 he lies to his teacher so he could get out of the terrible situation he was in. he said “ I would love to stay but I need to go to the gym.” He lied and that was a bad decision. Another example of bad decisions
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Each and every one of us has our own different quests that are all similar in some way. In Holden's great quest he gets expelled and decides not to tell his mom until very late in the book. This could also fall into the bad decisions category. Another part in his quest would be when his brother dies. He is very up set and well why wouldn’t he be he loved his brother. In conclusion Holden's quest is just like any others just with a few different stops on the way.

My last theme in my mystical essay, Holden's search for love, companionship, and friendship. Holden has 2 lovers throughout the book (maybe even 1). In the book he hired a prostitute. But made the strange decision to not make her leave even before she came in. he also makes many friends like his sister and Jane. To conclude Holden is just like us, we all need somebody to love.

To conclude this essay I end of by saying even though, Holden is immature, and even though he is inappropriate, and even though he is struggling to come to terms to his brothers death, in almost every way Holden is just like us. Because aren’t we all a little immature and aren’t we all morning the loss of something or someone. We all make bad decisions at times. And were all in a quest, the quest of life, and we all need love and affection. So to conclude Holden is no different than any other

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