Examples Of Misfit In Catcher In The Rye

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“Everybody’d think I was just a poor deaf-mute bastard and they’d leave me alone.” J.D. Salinger wrote the book The Catcher In the Rye. Holden Caulfield quote in the book The Catcher In The Rye explains that he wants to be alone, so he acts deaf so people do not bother him. Holden Caulfield is a misfit because he doesn’t like people his people skills are terrible. He acts like he has a awful life. Holden makes everything harder for himself. When Holden first appears in the book you can already tell he is a misfit and a very negative person already. He starts to get into detail about where he was born and “what my lousy childhood was like.” Holden statement reveals how miserable he was as growing up. Later in the story Holden talks about