In which John discusses the first fifteen chapters of J. D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye." Sorry it's late! (Lots of travel.) p.s. It's hard to say any... Summary of content: Critical Opinion of usefulness to students: Quote of significance and why:
Album - Chinese Democracy For those of us born in the late 60's early 70's and growing up through the 80s and 90s, this rock group was significant to our music development. It is pretty interesting that they wrote a song about Catcher in the Rye. Listen to the lyrics and determine how you think the title and words really connect with the novel itself.
Touching a nerve in readers and critics alike, The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger’s first novel, was “a very revolutionary book for the America of the early 1950’s,” according to Elizabeth Frank, a
JD Salinger has consulted his lawyers over an unauthorised "sequel" to his classic novel The Catcher in the Rye. But 58 years after the story about a disaffected teenager was published, why is it stil
One of the most widely taught novels in the United States, J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye (1951) opens with the sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield’s disillusioned departure from what may be th So many of us deal with alienation in some portion of our lives. How we deal with or rise above this alienation really helps to determine our emotional progress in life. Holden does not deal with his alienation in a positive fashion and seems to fall apart in the end, crying on a park bench as he watches his sister take risks that he can't protect her from.
Actor and producer Edward Norton shares his memories of reading The Catcher of Rye as an adolescent, and his analysis of the character Holden Caulfield and the way author J.D. Salinger uses dialogue a
I didn’t want to write this piece. I’ve got Salinger fatigue, and I bet you do too. But it always happens. Salinger controversies (like Nabokov controv ... One man's opinion about the truth behind the creation of Holden and his relationship to the author.