Catcher In The Rye Analysis

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The novel The Catcher in the Rye in which we read for English was powerful. This novel was not any type of book it had much in detail and interesting things that got told. You might at the beginning think that the book is not that good and just go based off of the first chapter. Do not judge a book by it’s cover instead in this case the saying would be known as do not judge a book by the first chapter. You need to be able to read the whole novel in order to understand what happens in it and how the story is being told. The three reasons that lead up to show the type of novel one reads are the pessimistic view, the tragic side of the novel, and the rejection towards society. The novel is filled with more of a pessimistic view throughout the novel. The pessimistic view is where Holden is always assuming the worst of things and does not have a positive look at life. Holden is always negative about his life and being depressed. This quote is considered to show the pessimistic view of Holden “When I finally got down off the radiator and went out to the hat-check room, I was crying and all. I don’t know why, but I was. I guess it was because I was feeling so damn depressed and lonesome”(Salinger 169). This quote shows much of how Holden feels as he uses depressed and lonesome together in the novel. The way Holden feels is that when he is lonely it makes depressed. Holden tries to not be lonely and talk to anyone around him including the hat check girl. Another quote that shows
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