Examples Of Maturity In Catcher In The Rye

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Holden is conflicted with maturity is by demonstrating immaturity and maturity at times in the same setting. Once Holden returned to his dorm when Ackley was around, Holden was acting blind when he pulled his hat down to cover his eyes (25). Holden returned to his dorm and read a book called Out of Africa (22-23). When he was acting blind, it demonstrated immaturity because he wasn’t blind. The reason he couldn’t see was he had his hat covering his eyes. Holden was reading a book because he liked books and books are mature activities. Books usually don’t relate to immaturity unless they are used for purposes other being read. Which I can infer Holden has a younger sibling which he had to act immature for to please the younger
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