The Catcher in the Rye and Holden S Statement

Topics: The Catcher in the Rye, Hatred, Hate Pages: 2 (738 words) Published: February 18, 2013
Chapter3 JunJie Liang 2nd HR
1.How is it possible that despite Holden’s statement in the first line of Chapter 3, “I’m the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life,” the reader believes nearly every thing he says? He said that it is because he believes what he said, he wasn’t tries to praise someone or something, it is the things what he believes.

2. Holden’s understandings are false much of the time, but the basic ideas are correct .find an example of this in chapter 3. Holden opens Chapter Three with this declaration. He gives a short discourse on lying, and then we learn that Holden lives in a dormitory donated by an alumnus named Ossenburger, who made all his money with cheap funeral parlors. Ossenberger is a graduate of the school, who has been a contributor to the school. He is honored by having a dorm named for him, the dorm that Holden lives in. 3. Why does Holden think that Mr. Ossenburger is a phony?

Someone who shows up to football games once and year to make it look as though he actually still cares about the school. He tells about a speech Ossenburger made to all the Pencey Prep. students in which he tells the boys to speak to God as though he’s one’s best friend. Holden can’t comprehend this because its meaning is clouded in his mind: he sees Ossenburger as just bragging that he talks to God this way, which makes Holden more firmly believe that Ossenburger is a phony. Holden's dorm bears his name. Ossenburger made his money from cheap funeral parlors; Holden says he gives boring speeches 4. what kind of person is Ackley, and how does Holden feel about him? Holden can't stand Ackley. He is not hygeinic and is a large nuissance to Holden. Somewhere in the back of Holden's mind, he doesn't 'hate' Ackley because otherwise he wouldn't talk to him, but he prefers not to call him a friend. I think Ackley sees Holden as a form of amusement. He sees him as a friend - he's already used to people being mean to him and...
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