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Alienation And Catcher In The Rye

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Adolescence alienation in To Kill a Mockingbird and The Cather in the Rye Research Question How does the authors portray alienation during Adolescence in the novels To Kill a Mockingbird and Catcher in the Rye? Name: Osama Ahmed Syed Table of content Introduction……………………………………………………………………. 3 Paragraph 2……………………………………………………………………… 3 Paragraph 3……………………………………………………………………… 5 Paragraph 4……………………………………………………………………… 8 Paragraph 5……………………………………………………………………… 8 Paragraph 6……………………………………………………………………… 12 Paragraph 7……………………………………………………………………… 13 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………… 14 Introduction This extract is based on the two classic novels ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Nelle Harper Lee and ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ by…show more content…
Firstly is there an age where a person is considered an adolescent? Adolescence usually occurs between the age of 10 to 18 and can go on till the age of 25 [apa fix me]. Usually Adolescences are portrayed quite negatively in the media and are usually associated with drugs, sex, self-abuse and violence. There is currently no set definition for the word “adolescent” [apa fix me]. It is can be described using factors such as physical, social, cognitive development as well as age or the time from puberty until one receives economic independence. [apa fix me]. Alienation is one of the effects of Adolescence which is a phase where the adolescent want to run away from society and be his own…show more content…
The title of the novel originates from the main message of the story which was to not harm something which does not harm you as it only sings and does not pester crops or people. Similarly to J. D. Salinger, Harper Lee has only published one novel in her life which sold over 30 million copies worldwide. Harper Lee claims that she has written more novels although she says that she wants them to remain unpublished. The novel is narrated by a young tomboy girl by the name of Scout Finch. Harper Lee was the youngest of four children and a lot of Harper Lee’s characters are familiar to her life story. She had a mother suffering from mental illness who barely left the house which resembles Arthur Radley. Her father was a lawyer (Atticus). She herself was a tomboy who was tougher than many boys (Scout). Before Harper Lee became a writer she used to work for the school newspaper and
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