Catcher In The Rye Bad Traits

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The world is not perfect, it is filled with violence, sex, obscenity, and immoral values. Believe it or not the world is filled with bad human kind traits. Many parents don’t want their child to experience those bad traits, even reading them. In the book The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. The character Holden is one of those bad traits, “Sex is something I really don’t understand too hot. You never know where the hell you are . . . Last year I made a rule that I was going to quit horsing around with girls.” Many parents want to keep their child from that kind of exposure. They think that their child will pick up these bad habits, but what they don’t realize is that they are doing more harm from keeping their child from knowing the reality of the world. Sex is a common bad trait of human kind. If the parent doesn’t allow their child to face the fact of sex. Sooner or later they’ll find out…show more content…
Many people hit depression when they lose a loved one or they simply don’t know what to do with their life anymore. Holden had lost his brother and felt the same way. “I was only thirteen, and they were going to have me psychoanalyzed and all, because I broke all the windows in the garage . . . I slept in the garage the night he died . . . I hardly didn’t even know I was doing it” (39). Holden was to the point where he felt that living happily won’t be the same without his brother. His brother meant the world to him. He rather die than live without him. In the moment Holden didn’t even really know what he was doing. This teaches readers that there are difficult stages you go through life. It gives the reader an interpretation on how you feel and how you react when you lose someone you really love and care about. Readers could relate to Holden and how he feels about losing his brother. Even though this shows that readers could do something to hurt themselves, also shows that in the end the only thing you’re doing is hurting
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