Catcher in the Rye

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  • Persecuted In The Scarlet Letter

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    Even though America is often referred to as the melting pot, this does not mean that citizens within the United States do not deal with persecution and ostracization. From the early days of the puritans, all the way until the twenty-first century, people have been persecuted for beliefs and or their actions. In the book, The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester Prynne has committed adultery with the Reverend Dimmesdale, and has been publicly scorned, and made to wear a scarlet letter A

  • Alienation In Art: The Concept Of Alienation In Literature

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    considered as the 'supreme literary portrait' of alienation, whereas for some, Achilles in the Iliad. Other literary works portrayed as dealing with the concept of alienation are: The Bell Jar ( 1963), Black Boy (1945), Brave New World (1931), The Catcher in the Rye (1951), The Chosen (1961), Dubliners (1914), Fahrenheit 451(1953), Invisible Man (1952), Mrs. Dalloway(1925), Notes from Underground (1864), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962), The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886), The Stranger

  • Summary Of The Perks Of Being A Wallflower By Stephen Chbosky

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    the reflection of the real life Chbosky from Charlie. For example, Chbosky has continuously mentioned some books and songs in this novel, which are his personal favorites in real life. As a kid, Chbosky was greatly influenced by the book ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ by J.D. Salinger. The mention and praising of this book when Charlie was reading it in the novel, is an