Holden's Isolation In Catcher In The Rye

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Holden Caulfield is a teenage rebel who is struggling to grow up. He can’t keep up with it, so he starts to search for a way to break free. His cynicism ends him up alone for twenty-four hours in the city where he experiences the adult world. Holden’s isolation, however, is disappointment interlaced with a bit of hope. Phoebe Caulfield is Holden’s innocent, ten year old younger sister. She is very dear to Holden and is almost like his best friend. Allie Caulfield is Holden’s younger brother who had tragically died at age eleven from leukemia. Holden used to be very close to Allie due to them only being two years apart. ‘Till that day, Holden still kept Allie’s left-handed baseball glove from when he was very young.
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