Catcher in the Rye

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  • Holden And Allie Character Analysis

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    The people Holden meets throughout The Catcher in Rye by J.D. Salinger have large impacts on Holden’s ideas and mental state. But then again the people the reader does not get to see, have an equal if not greater impact on Holden’s life. Holden’s story starts when he is once again is kicked out of school and has to face his parents with the news. Instead Holden decides to take a detour into New York City. Holden does many strange things as his depression and mental illness deteriorate. He hired a

  • Why I Want To Be A Teacher Essay

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    books into the Dewey Decimal system which is a challenge when I am a junior in high school. For my sixteenth birthday, my parents bought me a prodigious stack of classic literature for me to read. The books ranged from The Invisible Man to The Catcher in the Rye to the Complete Works of Shakespeare. Sometimes, I even research lists of banned books and the reason for the banning. Reading is my passion and is one of my many reasons for wanting to be a high school English teacher. After I graduate college

  • Tom Sawyer Character Analysis

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    The novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain and published in 1883, is one of the most famous and fascinating books of all time. There are many themes you can pull from this book, as well as in-depth characters, but Tom Sawyer, who is also the main protagonist in the prequel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, is one of the most fun and interesting characters to read about. Tom is the best friend of the main character, Huck Finn. He loved adventure and did most everything with little

  • 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