Catcher In The Rye Holden Analysis

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This quote is from J.D. Salinger's novel [The Catcher in the Rye]. In this quote, Holden is reminiscing about the catcher's glove of his little brother, Allie. The catcher's glove represents how Allie is the person saved people "at bat" from making the journey across the bases back home which represents a young person growing up. Holden says "You'd have liked him," which implies that Holden himself likes and admires Allie because Holden assumes that the audience has similar interests to what he likes. Because of his admiration, Holden desires to become a catcher with many "poems written all over the fingers and the pocket and everywhere," which represent the experiences that Allie has faced during his time as a savior of the