Song Relate To The Catcher In The Rye

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Kylie Hart
Ms. Chelsky
English 11
22 January 2018
Theme: Adaptation and Strength
Song: Silence by Marshmello
This song relates to The Catcher in the Rye because they both have the theme of adaptation and strength. In silence he talks about how he found peace in their violence and how he will always keep getting back up into the fight. ¨ I found peace in your violence Can't tell me there's no point in trying I'm at one, and I've been quiet for too long¨ which shows that he's overcoming his previous weakness. and in The Catcher in the Rye Holden is constantly adapting to his new problems and surroundings. ¨ I didn't want to start an argument. "Okay," I said. Then I thought of something, all of a sudden. "Hey, listen," I said. "You know those ducks in that lagoon right near Central Park South? That little lake? By any chance, do you happen to know where
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The artist doesn't feel like he belongs anywhere and so does Holden ¨So heartless with the words I say Just saying what I'm supposed to say 'Cause I had nothing for you I can't love when I can't even love myself Things I would rather be thoughts at the back of my head But I'm addicted to hurting And I got these lungs And I spent too many late nights Thinking a hole in the earth¨ and Holden feels he's disappearing Holden talks about disappearing at the end of the novel, after making the decision to hitchhike to an unknown town and start over. He is so miserable in his life that he feels the need to escape, but he is afraid of being alone and forgotten. He talks with his deceased brother, ''I'd say to him, 'Allie, don't let me disappear. Allie, don't let me disappear. Allie, don't let me disappear. Please, Allie.' And then when I'd reach the other side of the street without disappearing, I'd thank him.'' Talking to Allie is something Holden does when he feels really
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