Salinger The Catcher in the Rye 1951 was J. It was pretty funny, in a way. On the train to New York, Holden meets the mother of one of his fellow Pencey students. I think if you don't really like a girl, you shouldn't horse around with her at all, and if you do like her, then you're supposed to like her face, and if you like her face, you ought to be careful about doing crumby stuff to it, like squirting water all over it. You probably heard about it.
I never even once saw a horse anywhere near the place. It is evident that Holden is indeed, alone; or rather… Words 763 - Pages 4 thing. I was crazy about The Great Gatsby. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Phoebe views Holden as a hero, and she is naively unaware that Holden's view of her is virtually identical.
Ducks in the Central Park Lagoon: Throughout the novel Holden continuously contemplates where the ducks from the Central Park lagoon go in the winter. Holden has no love for prep schools. He was just singing for the hell of it, you could tell. They advertise in about a thousand magazines, always showing some hot-shot guy on a horse jumping over a fence. I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's something else that gives me a royal pain. They advertise in about a thousand magazines, always showing some hotshot guy on a horse jumping over a fence.
At the end of the exam, Holden left a note for Mr. His name was Commander Blop or something. Spencer reads him his exam essay about the Egyptians, which is woefully inadequate. There is no sun, and he feels as though he might disappear as he crosses Route 204 to go to Spencer's house. He said he talked to Jesus all the time.
Even when he was driving his car. He read it anyway, though. He fondly remembers throwing a football with friends even after it grew dark outside. If she'd known, she probably would've signed out for nine-thirty in the morning. They annoyed the hell out of me, if you want to know the truth. South Park asks the question, why was this book banned? The Egyptians are extremely interesting to us today for various reasons.
He wanted you to think that the only reason he was lousy at writing compositions was because he stuck all the commas in the wrong place. Holden spends a total of three days in the city, characterized largely by drunkenness and loneliness. It's supposed to be religious as hell, I know, and very pretty and all, but I can't see anything religious or pretty, for God's sake, about a bunch of actors carrying crucifixes all over the stage. It is a good book, but includes pro … fanity and some sexual situations. Spencer by agreeing with him. When the weather's nice, my parents go out quite frequently and stick a bunch of flowers on old Allie's grave. Spencer that his parents will be upset, for this is his fourth private school so far.
What do they do, the fish and all, when that whole little lake's a solid block of ice, people skating on it and all? He read it somewhere or heard it somewhere. Holden Caulfield wants to the catcher in rye simply because he understands his own mental as well as social predicament that he suffers from and he wants to protect other children from such traumas. To Holden, Phoebe is more like a saint then a sister; describing her as the most beautiful, angelic, intelligent, mature and affectionate little girl you could ever meet. Writers often use personal experience as background. He eschews the Dickensian idea of literature in novels like David Copperfield, in which the plot and narrative progress with a moral message, and he does not intend to inspire sympathy for himself like another David Copperfield or.
You wouldn't think such an old guy would be so sarcastic and all. Modern sciences would still like to know what the secret ingredients were that the Egyptians used when they wrapped up dead people so that their faces would not rot for innumerable centuries. It made me feel not so depressed anymore. Spencer after being kicked out of Pencey. Old Selma Thurmer - she was the headmaster's daughter - showed up at the games quite often, but she wasn't exactly the type that drove you mad with desire.
I know it's crazy, but that's the only thing I'd really like to be. And I'm standing on the edge of some crazy cliff. Even my fountain pen was bourgeois. After I shut the door and started back to the living room, he yelled something at me, but I couldn't exactly hear him. I said it very fast because I wanted to stop him before he started reading that out loud. They can't just ignore it. Everything I had was bourgeois as hell.
They were all right after Jesus was dead and all, but while He was alive, they were about as much use to Him as a hole in the head. It wasn't too bad when the sun was out, but twice - twice - we were there when it started to rain. Salinger was born in New York but was a troubled student according to a Philadelphia Inquirer story. In the book the reader could find a lot of words that Holden does not tell the people who he meets, but the author writes in the sentences to let the reader know. All I'm doing right now is thinking about going home Wednesday.