Catcher In The Rye Man Vs Society Analysis

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The book, The Catcher in the Rye, takes place in the years of the 1940s-1950s of New York City. Author J.D. Salinger expresses in the book about the struggles and the countless amount of stereotypes and establishments of the American society. Holden Caulfield, J.D Salinger’s protagonist, gives perspectives of society’s conflicts and facets of society. Holden addresses that would should not change, but should be preserved within a glass case at a museum. Now explore the varieties of encounters and how the give an example of the theme of conflict between control and independence that the protagonist confronts in the book, The Catcher in the Rye. Man vs. society is one of the theories that is talked upon throughout the book. This theory has conversed the most because Holden is trying to defeat his depression but does not deal with it in the way it is normally done. Holden is trying to stay away from society to help deal with his depression. He chooses to protect himself and his family from the bitter adult world that he no trust for. Society itself lacks the ability to accept Holden, this make Holden distraught and scornful towards society. Holden gives no urge of the world to change. This greatly contrasts with Holden search through the book to be able to comprehend society, but still fines no understanding towards society. When someone is unsettled by the one sided part of society, the word use of “they” is used. Who or what is “they”? Just because of a word that can
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