She did not have much hope left anyways for her life because she annoyed the misfit with her ugly and selfish ways. In another quote the grandmother implies that the misfit is a good man by stating, "Yes it's a beautiful day," said the grandmother. "Listen, " she said, "You shouldn't call yourself the misfit because I know you're a good man at heart. I can just look at you and tell" (421). The grandmother doesn't know the misfit from Adam, yet she already gave him a persona that he has to match.
He uses it in a way to reassure himself, and blocking out the outside world. While walking down the street, Holden feels uncomfortable and pulls it out, “But it was freezing cold, and I took my red hunting hat out of my pocket and put it on - I didn’t give a damn how I looked. I even put the earlaps down.” (pg.88 ). Salinger puts substantial emphasis on how Holden’s hat is a symbol that protects him from the harshness of the outside world. But the hat also symbolizes a shield for Holden, protecting his innocence.
Holden is a unique, however he lacks the confidence to express himself, as demonstrated by Holden’s statement, “I took my old hunting hat out of my pocket while I walked, and put it on. I knew I wouldn’t meet anybody that knew me…” (122). The author utilizes the red hat as
Another way that an author uses to develop a character is by what another character says or feels about them. For example, the chapter also says that, “Uncle Harley said that Tutu Max is the nosiest person he knows.” This implies that people may not like or are annoyed at Tutu Max for always being too interested in other people’s affairs. The last way a character is developed is by what
Whenever Holden feels depressed he usually puts on this hat to block all the society around him from affecting his depression. "I took my old hunting hat out and put it on. I knew I wouldn 't meet anybody that knew me". This quote shows how Holden wants to be unique and not a phony like others. He also realises that his family would recognise him if they saw someone with a red hunting hat as most people do not wear hunting hats when walking in a big city like New York.
Holden has a special hat that we see him wearing throughout the book, Holden's red hunting hat symbolizes how different he is, it shows how he strays away from everyone else. He is also very self-conscious about the hat and he only wears it where he isn't going to see anyone he knows. He wears it with no problem around Phobe, because he can be himself around her. He can be his unique self, without judgement. When he is with Phobe it's special, and he feels at home, that's why he's able to do things he wouldn't do normally around people he knows.
Seniors look forward to the football games, class seniority, prom, more freedom, and countless other activities. However fun it might be, the last year of high school is not fully preparing students for college or a career. The “traditional” senior year should be modified to fully equip and prepare high school seniors for the work force and higher level education. The best manner in which to accomplish this goal is to provide more dual classes, have a wide range of electives to choose from, and give students the opportunity to leave school to go to work. Seniors should have more
To add on, in the novel, Holden wears a red hunting hat whenever he feels awkward or when he is in a weird situation. The red hunting is seen as a symbol of protection towards Holden.’’I was sort of crying. I don’t know why. I put on my red hunting hat on and turned the peak around the back, the way I liked it, and then I yelled at the top my goddamn lungs,’’ is a quote from chapter seven and it shows how the hat protects him from the darkness and phonies of the real-life world. Holden feels as if the hat is a sort of armor and he becomes indomitable when he wears it.
After realizing Charlie was being bullied he decided to help other with the same condition as his. As shown in the quotes “if i could be made into a genius, what about the thousands like myself? What a fantastic level could be achieved by using the technique on normal people”? As mentioned above, Charlie wanted to help people after seeing this boy go through what he already went through before. Further clarify in the quote, if Charlie never realized he was being bullied he would have never helped the kid at the cafe, and had the motivation to help others with the same condition as
Iago also says,“I am not what I am” (Shakespeare 3). This quote is saying that everyone thinks that he is such a trustworthy man but he is really planning for revenge on Cassio and Othello for not getting his job by messing around with what people think during the whole
The power of expectations” (180). Even as his father clarifies he is probably a “yucker” because he does not want to play, Junior convinces himself otherwise by saying,“ it didn’t matter one way or the other, I guess. We were just a good team” (181). Junior proves that he is drawn to the motivation and support he lacks on the reservation which are essential to help him through his insecurities and self-doubts and as a consequence forms this dual identity that reflect