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Actor and producer edward norton shares his memories of reading the catcher of rye as an adolescent, and his analysis of the character holden caulfield and the way author jd salinger uses dialogue and narrative in the novel. In which john discusses the first fifteen chapters of j d salinger's the catcher in the rye sorry it's late (lots of travel) ps it's hard to say any. Louis menand on j d salinger's the catcher in the rye, and on the persistent power of holden caulfield, fifty years after the book's publication. Jd salinger's study of teenage rebellion remains one of the most controversial and best-loved american novels of the 20th century j d salinger's holden caulfield is to the 20th century what huckleberry finn is to the 19th: the catcher in the rye remains the crazy. The catcher in the rye: holden caulfield analysis you are here: home english holden's catcher in the rye analogy shows how he wants to save the children from this corruption but he never will.
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In 1951 jd salinger published the catcher in the rye, a debut novel that became one of the best known works in american literature the book's beloved anti-hero, holden caulfield, had been making appearances in salinger's writing since 1941 follow the milestones in salinger's career.
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