Childhood Situations In Catcher In The Rye

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In the novel, The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield goes through many different phases throughout the book. He had many adulthood situations and many childhood situations. Holden was the not very happy to see what was written on the museum wall. Holden rented a hotel to help from letting his parents know what happen. Holden went to the lake to get his mind in the right place. He also got a prostitute to cope with the decisions he made. Holden put himself through very tough situations and it was not the best for him. The adult situations I will discuss in this essay is the prostitute and renting a hotel. The children situations I will discuss is in the profanity and running away. There were a few childhood moments for him but I think the…show more content…
Holden has a talk with Maurice to find him a prostitute. The prostitute appears at Holden’s door in the hotel and Holden is indecisive of he wants to do with the prostitute. Holden ends up not doing anything with the prostitute because he feels likes this girl he likes an enormously amount is worth it for him. Holden was supposed to pay the prostitute a certain amount but he only ends up paying her 5 dollars just for her showing up. Maurice saw that he paid only that little amount so he went up to his room to see why he only presented her with that much. Maurice gets to his room and then grabs Holden by the neck and pins him against the wall, he was really close to killing Holden but he let Holden live to see another day. This shows that making that decision to have to the prostitute come to his room and that he had to face Maurice for his actions. The adult part is when he is has to put himself against Maurice and the prostitute. In the novel, The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield has many ups and downs being portrayed. Holden goes through a few different adulthood and childhood moments. The adulthood moments are the prostitute and renting a hotel. The childhood moments that were discussed is the profanity and running away. The shows how Holden Caulfield had many moments throughout the
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