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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Literatur, observe: 3,0, Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Having learn "The Catcher within the Rye" one quite sounds like figuring out the protagonist, Holden Caulfield. it kind of feels like J.D. Salinger succeeds in depicting the issues of a 16-year-old boy in a post-World battle II environment. He captures “the pressures and tensions of prep institution lifestyles, the confusions of overdue youth, the hunt for a vaguely outlined non secular purity, or the contradictions that consequence whilst its protagonist too smartly divides the realm into phonies […] and the natural spirit.” (Pinsker XV)
It is among the most sensible promoting books of all time promoting “more than 60million copies all over the world and has remained a stalwart on institution curricula because it was once released in 1951.“ (Longbottom) i believe the explanations for its good fortune are transparent; kids from this day nonetheless can determine with Holden’s confusion with the grownup international and his angst of growing to be up and altering.
The novel used to be a hugely arguable ebook from the day it was once first released in 1951. It was once banned in lots of nations and brought of the studying record from many faculties. those that attempted to prohibit the publication usually argued with the books language and stated that its message used to be “trash” (Pinsker 35) because the following excerpt of a letter Edward B. Jenkinson, a instructor and ebook writer, obtained from an disenchanted mum or dad exhibits: “’You name your self a Christian, yet you’re an atheist, a communist, and a smut peddler. Why do you insist on having childrens learn four-letter phrases in class? Why do you need to fill their minds with trash? Why do you need to ruin America’s children?’” (Pinsker 35)
Is Salinger’s The Catcher within the Rye a critique of the society surrounding Holden? that's the material of this paper pertaining to preparatory colleges, the dishonesty of maturity, a few vital characters and the Museum of common heritage as depicted within the novel The Catcher within the Rye through J.D. Salinger.

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