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J D Salinger

J. D. SALINGER A PERFECT DAY FOR BANANAFISH The aim of the lesson is to teach you to see the details that help the author to intensify the dramatic effect and to evaluate the philosophical background of the story. 1. Some critics consider that Salinger wrote his Nine Stories within the paradigm of traditional Indian poetics, one of the main conceptions of which is that the genuine value of a literary work consists in the implications created by associations a word gives rise to. Only a person...

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J. D. Salinger: the Catcher in the Rye - Albert Camus: the Stranger Comparison

J. D. Salinger: The Catcher in the Rye - Albert Camus: The Stranger /comparison/ Albert Camus’ The Stranger and J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye are both among the most important and innovative novels of the twentieth century, however it is not the only similarity shared in common by these two masterpieces. The modern world’s general moral change and the individual’s alienation from the society serve as the main, basic topic for both novels. The most visible and outright similarity lies...

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Jd Salinger

Salinger, J(erome) D(avid) (1919- ), American novelist and short story writer, known for his stories dealing with the intellectual and emotional struggles of adolescents who are alienated from the empty, materialistic world of their parents. Salinger's work is marked by a profound sense of craftsmanship, a keen ear for dialogue, and a deep awareness of the frustrations of life in America after World War II (1939-1945). Jerome David Salinger was born and raised in New York City. He began writing...

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Jerome David Salinger Report

David Salinger was one of the most prominent writers of the 20th century. His crowning achievement was The Catcher and The Rye. Along with this he also boasted A “Perfect Day for Bananafish”, For Esmé – with Love and Squalor, and the Glass family novellas, to name a few. Most of his works involved adolescent youths growing up and loss of innocence in harsh times. This is probably to his rough early years, his involvement in WWII, and the myriad of his relationship and religious changes. J. D. Salinger...

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JD Salinger

The Effect of J.D Salinger’s Writings Jerome David Salinger, born on January 1, 1919, was an American short story writer and novelist. Salinger is considered one of the most influential 20th century writer’s despite having a very shallow body of work. Early in his career, Salinger wrote many short stories that made it into big publications such as Story Magazine, Collier’s, and even The Saturday Evening Post. Some of these short stories, A Perfect Day for a Bananafish and Uncle Wiggly in Connecticut...

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The Laughing Man by J.D Salinger

'The Laughing Man' By J.D. Salinger I. Introduction Context and Environment The Laughing Man is one of the J.D. Salingers stories which was published in The New Yorker on March 19, 1949 , and its included in his book called Nine Stories, his second book(Salinger, Jerome David 1953).Nine Stories was the collection that introduced and killed Seymour Glass-the brooding figure that gave rise to the Glass family dynasty, the fictional subject that held Salinger's attention until...

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Salinger and Holden Simmilarities

The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, is home to the protagonist Holden Caulfield. There is no coincidence that he holds a striking resemblance to the author of the novel himself. Both Salinger and Holden have many aspects of their life in common. Holden's story in The Catcher in the Rye begins with Holden at his school, Pencey Preparatory, which is a boarding school. He was sent there by his parents, who seemed to be withdrawn from his life. Similarly, Salinger's parents sent him to Valley...

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J.D. Salinger Research Paper: Salinger V. Caulfield

Mikahla Denney Mr. Snow English II PAP- 3 12 March 2012 The Catcher in the Rye: Salinger v. Caulfield During World War II and the post war era after, many peoples’ lives went down paths that lead their sanity to meander, just like that of J.D. Salinger. Salinger grew up as a very bright child, yet his work effort lacked great stamina which caused him to flunk average school, requiring a military academy. Once Salinger reached adulthood, he became lost in his paranoid thoughts and secluded himself...

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Where Are Uganda S Salingers And Harpers

Danny Kajura’s Simple Minds. Where are our Lee Harpers or J.D Salingers? A fortnight ago I was honored to attend the Pantomime of the Kampala Amateur Dramatics society’s Treasure Island at the National Theatre. To purport that Robert Louis Stevenson would ever envision his riveting classic mould into an impeccable spectacle of the proverbial British humor in Uganda’s National theatre would be unfathomable ; more so with Writer Chris Carruthers seamless inclusion of new...

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Catcher in the Rye- Journey

example of this is the journey of self-discovery that Holden Caulfield undergoes in “The Catcher in the Rye”. J. D. Salinger uses a variety of linguistic and literary techniques such as characterisation and setting to take the audience on Holden’s journey. Holden Caulfield is a teenager who is struggling to fit into adult society. This is evident from very early on in the book when Salinger immediately characterises Holden as a very judgmental and cynical person. Examples from the very first page...

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