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What is holden caulfield's coming of age moments in Catcher in the Rye?

I need to write a two page essay so i need to know how his coming of age moments relate to life for teenagers today, are his moments believable ?


Your thoughts on "Catcher in the Rye"?

I got very vague answers the last time I posted a question like this so here it is again. This is one of my all-time favorites, and I love it for so many different reasons. I am interested in hearing your response to the book, what you took away from it, and what it made you realize (if it made you realize anything). Give your opinion.

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Why do English people refer to themselves as Anglo Saxon when the first people to arrive to England are Celtic?

Neither way of describing the situation or its history is accurate. England, and the rest of the island of Britain have been inhabited since the end of the last ice age about 12000 years ago, and the extreme south of Britain even before then.The first people to arrive in the island after the ice receded are unknown, and actually, Britain wasn’t then an island, and has only been an island for the last 8000 years or so. We have no idea what language(s) the people who lived there then spoke.Celtic speaking peoples arrived from 2000 BCE onwards, or rather, some Celtic people arrived bringing their language and began interbreeding with the people who were already there.Similarly, when Germanic settlers arrived in England after the collapse of the Roman occupation of large parts of the island, Britain was still very much already inhabited, although there had been some rather brutal massacres by the Romans, and some cultural assimilation. The northern half of Scotland was unconquered by the Romans, and from about 685 onwards, Scotland and England started emerging as recognisable separate states.And of course, whatever language the “original” inhabitants of the island spoke, they were black, with blue eyes: First modern Britons had 'dark to black' skin, Cheddar Man DNA analysis revealsAnd Britain was inhabited before the ice age anyway. Who knows who by?

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Mean Girl names??? First and Last?

I myself am an author, and when I come up with names for characters, I tend to pick awkward and possibly silly names for characters who are supposed to be jerks. Often, the names are either hard to pronounce, rhyme with embarrassing words, or unfortunately rhyme with their last name.

What I do to pick names is first scan through a baby naming book (every author should own at least one. If not, there are websites) and look more for meanings a name can have. I automatically skip over the names of people I actually know, avoid naming characters after myself (trust me, it confuses the heck out of your friends when they are reading your work) and then work backwards from obscure names that have messed up meanings. Sooner or later, you will find one that fits.

Generally, find the motivation of the character, what you want them to be like. Someone who is mean and snobby will probably have a low self-esteem and has probably been made fun of by the majority of people while being made to feel overly special by others.

In the end, I won't actually give you a name, but I think telling you my method for picking one would be much more useful in the long run.

As far as finding famous or prestigious sounding last names, I would try and find one from an existing family. Look the last name up in the phone book, then scan above and below it for ones that are similar in spelling and have the same kind of ring to them. Remember that people who have similar sounding names to famous people hate being mistaken for them.

And that's the best advice I can give.

And that's the best advice I can give.

What are some major themes in Catcher in the Rye?

My answer will not be so good because it’s been years since I’ve read it, but here’s what I recall:Hypocrisy: Holden always thinks about the pretences and the “fake” people around him, and seeks to expose them. One example is the preacher who comes to the boarding school, who Holden see as an interesantic person; another example is the adult man who consoles Holden but then (in Holden’s view) harrasses him.The End of Innocence: Holden doesn’t want to grow up (although in certain aspects he is really mature beyond his years), because he thinks growing up is the death of innocence and the soul. Holden loves his young sister more than anybody else, and is afraid she will be “corrupted” when she’ll grow up.Insanity? In the end of the story we find Holden is telling the whole story from a mental-institution he is in the end. We certainly see many unhinged elements in his behaviour, but I never really thought he was 100% crazy… I think he might be ahead of his times, and too troubled with society’s issues, and maybe who put him there isn’t after his best interest but just shutting him up.Profanity: The book is very rich with curses and Holden himself uses slang and swears a lot, and it is probably his way to confront the world. But when he sees a “Fuck You” graffiti in his sister’s school he erases it, only to realize he can never erase all the “Fuck You’s” in the world… So he himself is conflicted about this.