Examples Of Adulthood In Catcher In The Rye

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Anmol Burmy
Ms. Hallford
English 11
29 September 2016
Holden’s Transition to Adulthood in the Catcher in the Rye
In our world, every single person has to face a singular event in their life. This event is considered as an amazing experience, but some wishes to never face this event. This event is labelled as adulthood. Adulthood is a very confusing and complex event. During this event the world seems way better than the childhood, it is considered fun and free. But in the eyes of many it is a world of cruel and unjust society. Why a person thinks like that? Is there any reason why people is scared of reaching the adulthood? Gerontophobia, the fear of impending adulthood, which is showed as the biggest fear of Holden Caulfield in the novel The
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