The following subjects are viewed through the psychoanalytical lens: childhood, behavior, motives, and adolescence.
Jerome David Salinger was one of the most influential American writers. He is known for The Catcher in the Rye which is his landmark novel. In his book, The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger reveals that the protagonist, Holden Caulfield suffers from depression due to the death of his brother, Allie. The untimely death of Allie evoke Holden’s sardonic perspective of the world. Through isolation from the real world, Holden believes he can avoid the complexities of his life. In relation to his book, Salinger illustrates the main character as someone who has personal issues that can not be fixed in a short amount of time. Salinger’s book reflects on the greatest life challenges he