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Holden Caulfield In Catcher In The Rye

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Holden Caulfield is the main character and narrator, in the novel Catcher in the Rye by Jerome David Salinger. He is a teenager (16/17) who refuses to grow up, and is continuously struggling with the fact that life goes on. The novel portrays him as a struggling teen that is stuck right in between the world of innocence, childhood, and the tricky world of adulthood. Holden’s’ two younger siblings Allie, who is no longer alive, and Pheobe are the main interest for him because he sees them as 2 people that are able to be saved from the adulthood and be kept innocent from the adult world. Holden despises the adult world due to the amount of responsibility an adult usually has because he is simply afraid of it. Due to him being petrified of
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