Persuasive Essay On Catcher In The Rye

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“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.” Throughout this whole book you are having that quote in mind, the way J.D. Salinger creates this storyline is just incredible, and makes you want to meet him. The Catcher in The Rye captures just a glimpse of the struggles and mistakes in Holden Caulfield's life. Holden is always criticizing his school and everyone in it, also just people in general. In The Catcher in The Rye, Holden constantly critiques society.
In The Catcher in The Rye Holden always is saying cruel and unnecessary things everyone that goes to Pencey Prep. He even calls his friends mean names (and he also swears at them). When holden was at Pencey prep, he would always say mean things to Stradlater (which is his roommate), some of the time Stradlater might have deserved it but Holden would always take it too far. Ackley,(a friend of
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“Now he’s out in Hollywood, D.B being a prostitute. (salinger, page 2). Most of the people in Hollywood are famous and actors, and there is an assumption that, just because people are in Hollywood, they sell out, most of the time. Holden thinks anyone famous in hollywood, sells their “fame” for money. He doesn’t think anyone is a good person and literally thinks everyone is flawed and he likes to point them out. Continuously throughout The Catcher in The Rye Holden critiques everyone and everything. Holden calls his friends cruel and unnecessary names, and always talks about everyone, and most of the time it's about the bad things. He hates his school and thinks it’s phony. Holden may critique society but in the end he’s only critiquing