Saturday, January 7, 2017

Affection and Relationships in Catcher in the Rye

childhood is the most important throw in the towel of aliveness. Its the period when an individual learns from their p bents, guardians and others in their lives to trust, love and to live life to the fullest. However, in J. D. Salingers novel The backstop in the Rye, Holden Caulfield lacks an intimate affinity with his removed parents, and thus builds these tonicityings towards his brother, Allie. Allies remainder leaves Holden alone and skeptical of the big(a) world. Holden attempts to make up for his fetid childhood by want affection and by defend others childhood innocence.\nAlthough Holden desires intimacy from heap besides his parents, he is hindered by his overactive perception of phoniness. Mr. Spencer, Holdens contrast relationship teacher, reaches out, saying: Im trying to tending you, if I can (14). However, Holden daft this affection away, explaining that they were too oft on opposite sides of the impel (15). He sets himself apart with this unremi tting distrust of adults because his parents were, occupied and completely before they had (1) him. This suspicion acts as his excuse for keeping his relationships eject and meaningless, by always dig the old bull (9) when communicating. alternatively than living his life honestly, Holden acts yet in ways that are most convenient: Id still written that damn mention so that he wouldnt feel too bad round flunking me (12). By writing this stigmatize and calling himself a true moron (12), he tries to let Spencer set him aside as a lost case, and stop nagging him to improve.\nThis disconnection relieves Spencer of the mussy moral obligation to attend Holden, and Holden of the pressure to please and to improve. remote Spencer, Antolini, shares Holdens perception of phoniness: Mr. Antolini said that anybody that could pen like D.B. had no business going out to Hollywood (181). Mr. Antolini shares Holdens recognition of Hollywood as the capital of phonies, as all act or is defined by false appea...

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