This family doesn’t have a lot of wisdom in them, they don’t have the best life, but none of them will work so it really is their fault for their situation. Going from a man like Bob Ewell and a man like Atticus Finch, you can clearly see one main difference,
The novel Catcher in the Rye is pessimistic because the main character Holden Caulfield always thinks negatively about any situation that he faces. In chapter 2, when Holden is with Mr. Spencer and they are talking, Mr. Spencer wishes him “good luck”. Holden hopes that he didn’t say “good luck” because it sounds terrible. Holden becomes depressed by the fact Mr. Spencer wished him “good luck”. In chapter 7, Holden is packing up his things and says the he becomes sad when he packs up his belongings.
“ That was all there was to it, really. An hour of monologue, a poem, a comment, and then without even acknowledging the fact that Montag was a fireman, Faber with a certain trembling, wrote his address on a slip of paper. "For your file," he said, "in case you decide to be angry with me." The rules don’t even have to be enforced on the citizens in this novel. The rules are self-imposed this may be because the government controls the society with fear so the citizens are afraid of what might happen if they do not follow the rules.
My first reason for thinking that John Oakhurst is an outcast is that he is a kind and caring person. For example whenever Mr. Oakhurst, The Dutchess, Mother Shipton, and Uncle Billy meet Tom Simson and Piney Woods at the camp, Mr. Oakhurst doesn’t want Piney and Tom to come with them because he knew it would be dangerous and didn’t want anything to happen to them. Mr. Oakhurst had feelings just like everyone else. For example when ever they got stuck in the blizzard
Journal entry #8 I went out for supplies today with Vicky. As I was climbing into the house that I knew was going to be vacant a boy named Eric pulled me in. I nearly had a heart attack over it. He is a part of the Resistant so I am forced to be nice to him, even though he stole my scarf from my neck and then acted like I was a monster after he realized who I was. I hate that he did that
To begin, Captain Smith did not fulfill all his duties as commander of the biggest ship in the world. Captain Smith was honored to be in command of such a historic journey, but this definitely caused some arrogance in his behavior and caused him to ignore the constant messages the crew and radio operators gave. While various iceberg warnings were continually arriving in the radio room, Captain Smith was off at fancy dinners and leading church services around the ship. In fact, Captain Smith’s negligence to his job caused him only receive a few of the 7 iceberg alerts. When the captain was told of these warnings, his pride took over.
Throughout the chapter the protagonist is unwilling to introduce himself, but shows his negativity towards his family and school. He starts off by telling us about his hatred for his brother, D.B’s job in the entertainment industry and refuses to explain why. We then learn that he has failed four classes and this would be his last semester and Pencey Prep, the school he attends. It was a frigid December afternoon and he had just arrived back to school from his fencing tournament in New York. He tells us about how he had lost the equipment on the subway and was ostracized by the whole team.
The protagonist Holden Caulfield is liberated from his warped personality and finally begins to realize his aversion of the grown-up life that change is inevitable and always accompanied by a sense of loss. Not accepting the changes in the surroundings and his actions makes him immature and not a trusted narrator. Avoiding issues by not facing them in the first place makes him being followed by disappointment constantly. For instance, in the beginning of the book Caulfield mentions his own opinion on leaving places and we know that when he was thirteen years old his little brother died.
The old man told them that the man had come by a day earlier and he did not listen to his advice. He tried not to get into very deep detail about how the man was ignorant and doltish the man was for not listening to him. An offer to stay the night and rest was offered to the boys but they declined it. The town, Dawson, was only forty-six miles away, they could make it there in a day or so. Before they left they only had one request for the man, to go back and get their father so he would not lay their in the
Because our human race is falling apart bit-by bit. There isn 't any empathy for people like (Howie) it 's just so sad. I see videos of people doing social experiments on how people react and don 't react; the last video I watched was a man, and very young child on the streets in the city of Manhattan in the winter.
Holden v. society … Who is the real problem? Holden Caulfield is a 17 year old boy that is narrating the whole book from a mental hospital. He gets kicked out of Pency Prep, and begins his story about his trip through the big apple. Holden seems to be a lost seed and he struggles to make it day by day.
Have you ever lost someone dear to you? after Holden's brother Allie passes away, he has strange ways of dealing with his loss. His mixed emotions and the actions caused by them show what a loss can do to impact someones life and can take a toll on themself. One raging emotion that Holden encounters is violent outbursts.
Change is an inevitable aspect of life. However, each person will either accept or unaccept the phenomenon based on the way it affects them. In J.D. Salinger’s novel, Catcher in the Rye, the main character Holden is an adolescent who refuses to accept loss, that is a change caused by the death of his brother. The story captures Holden’s thoughts and actions as he makes his way through New York City over the course of a weekend. Salinger makes use of details and symbols in order to show the non acceptance of loss.
J.D Salinger’s, The Catcher in the Rye, follows the main character, Holden Caulfield, and his experiences that lead him to be talking to a mental therapist. Told through Holden’s eyes, his profane and blunt explanations of major moments in his life allow readers to see that Holden is not crazy but is actually struggling with transitioning from child to adult. Throughout the story, he fondly remembers his early childhood and is trying the best he can to run from adulthood. He fears that he, like so many around him, may become phony when he becomes an adult. This fear drives his actions and gives him a feeling of hatred toward phony adults and a feeling of obligation to shield children from the harsh adult world.
How Holden matured People go through rough stuff in their lives, such as losing a close sibling. It seems impossible to pull yourself out of the pain and guilt of your loss. It appeared Holden was in the same predicament, but through his experiences in the novel The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger he learns to grow up. Aside from being very immature, holden refuses to grow up and dislikes people who have grown up.