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J.D. Salinger

J.D. Salinger is a famous American author known for his novel The Catcher in the Rye, which is required reading for most American high schoolers. He lived in seclusion in New Hampshire for more than 50 years until his death in January 2010.


No, in their biographies, they are shown to have different parents, in diferent birthplaces.They are not directly related, if at all.
Salinger never spoke of what he saw and did during the war, butSlawenski's use of military records is revelatory. Salinger landedon Utah Beach on D-Day. Serving with the 12th Regiment, he foughtat the freezing bloodbath of Hürtgen Forest in the winter of 1944.Of the regiment's 3,080 original...
Yes, he had 2 children : Margaret and Matthew
J. D. Salinger was born on January 1, 1919.
Salinger published 4 books 1. Catcher in the Rye 2. Franny and Zooey 3. Raise High the Roof Beam , Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction 4. 9 Stories
Holden does change at the end of the story. Holden finally goes home. He openly admits to missing everyone he spoke of in the story. He goes back to a school for education.
J. D. Salinger's family practiced Catholic Judiasm however, he did not. Salinger searched through many religions over his lifetime including Buddhism and Hinduism. Although, he is best known for his Hindu beliefs. Salinger's father was Jerome David Salinger was born in Manhattan, New York, on New...
Holden buys his red hunting hat for a dollar in New York after he loses the fencing teams equipment on the subway and they have no choice but to go back to Pencey.
He had one sibling, which was his older sister Doris.
While it's debated by scholars, it is most commonly believed that  Teddy's sister Booper pushed him into an empty pool, causing his  death.
That even though the school claims that they mold "splendid, clear-thinking young men " from boys, the school takes no credit for this. He basically says that if they go in a good boy, then they will stay the same. (The same goes for the opposite...)
The turning point of the novel is when Holden is watching Phoebe on the carousel
  He his a hermit becasue he lives in a shell on the beach
There is none, really- Holden Caulfield wants to be.
Marie Jillich and Sol Salinger were his parents.
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The book is titled Cather in the Rye because when Holden gets older he wants to be the catcher in the rye. In this job, he would save kids from getting hurt ex) falling off a cliff (as used in the book).
Holden is not quite sure, but says that it sounded like "Good Luck!" which he (Holden) hopes it wasn't, as he thinks it "sounds terrible, if you think about it".
Three wives. Sylvia, Claire, and Colleen.
Most people agreed that it was semi auto-biographical.
In many ways for some people, (it depends on the individual person/personality/personal experience) The common ways persons relate to Holden are through his characteristics and events that the persons can relate to feeling and experiencing. F. Ex: 1. Feeling alone. 2. Being constantly ignored. ...
he wrote the novel because he wanted to.
He is narrating to someone at a mental institution, either a psychologist or a psychiatrist.
There are a few female characters in Salinger's books and stories. The women of the Glass family appear in a few books/stories and they are Franny, Boo-Boo (Beatrice),Bessie and Muriel Glass also you can find Holden's sister Phoebe in the Catcher in the Rye and other stories.
The word fashion can mean 1) the current or latest style in clothes, lifestyle or practice a trend. 2) a way of doing something, carrying out an activity. 3) sort, type or kind. 4) to form or make something into a particular way. 5) to mould or influence something.
J.D. Salinger had 2 children; son Matt Salinger and daughter  Margaret Salinger.
  Pure style.
Its the taxi driver. Holden talks about the ducks and invites for a drink. The taxi driver thinks Holden is crazy and doesnt come with him
J. D. Salinger had one older sister named Doris. She was born in 1911 and died in 2001.
Holden thinks that most people are phony.
Technically 2 : Catcher in the Rye and Franny and Zooey
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  The Catskill Mountains highest peak is Slide Mountain at 4,180.   The Catskill Mountains highest peak is Slide Mountain at 4,180.
  Because most classic novels are based in well known places, mainly so the readers will know where theings are taking place.
  A bay is a place near water where the dock is and where boarts park.  
1. Jane. he never calls because he isfrightened of Jane alienating him.2.Sally. Calling her a royal pain and having her leave.3.Himself. Because he feels like he is the only genuine person in the world he alienates himself from others.4. The hunters hat. The hat is a self consience alienation. he...
I don't exactly know, but I'm pretty sure he used to type on an Underwood, as you can see on [url=http://www.manhattanrarebooks-literature.comsalinger%20letter%201000.jpg]this letter[/url] (looks quiet similar to my own 1923 model's font)\n. \n- 6π
  JD Salinger is mostly associated with Modernism (1900-1950) but also has works in Postmodernism (1945-Present).
The laughing man is a representation of John Gedsudskis unconscious, wishful thinking persona. Otherwise known as his alter ego. As a way of dealing with the various problems that arise in his life, John Gedsudski uses the laughing man as a way of coping with his daily problems. There are man...
HANDS-ON ANSWERS 1. Holden still stayed sitting on the bench even while it wasraining because he didn't really care about getting wet because hewas happy about being with his sister and he said he liked thesight of watching his sister going around and around on thecarrousel, he said it was such a...
It is believed that "Catcher" was in no small way partly biographical on Salinger's part. His skill in writing it was such that every young man - even generations later - instantly recognizes it's authenticity.
He attended New York University, Ursinus College and finally Columbia University.
He is a very reclusive man. So it is not known. It is highly unlikely he would reply
Jerome David Salinger
  Likely Swedish writer Fredrik Colting who wrote a novel about what seems to be Holden Caulfield as an older man. Salinger recently took him to court to prevent the book from being published in the United States and won.
The caousel represents how Holden is still a child at heart. He expresses this trough his little sister Phoebe.
The novel The Catcher in the Rye could be placed in the Bildungsroman. It's a coming-of-age novel about the moral and psychological growth of the protagonist.
It will say "First Edition" on one of the first inside pages. Look closely, it is in small print.A more important question will be be...which "state" is it in, by that I mean is it a 1st printing, 2nd printing, 3rd printing etc. They are all first editions, but the 1st printing of this particular...
From my point of view, he is not a transcendentalist. He just writes what he likes and his most characters are children.
1. The Catcher in the Rye 2. Nine Stories 3. Franny and Zooey 4. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction
Marie Jillich and Sol Salinger were his parents.
This is a Short story about a sergeant in the army,Miss Megley is in charge of Esme and Charles.   "For Esmé with Love and Squalor" by JD Salinger   http://www.freeweb.hu/tchl/salinger/squalor.html
The short story entitled The Catcher was written by JD Salinger. In  the story, Holden stayed sitting on the bench in the rain because  he was happy watching his sister playing on the carousel.
I think you mean the Glass family that appear in his books and stories
Yes. He checked himself into a psychiatric unit in Nuremberg.
The Catcher in the Rye is a 1951 novel by Jerome David Selinger. The title is drawn from song lyrics and is referenced several times in the novel.
He didn't. Ever since "Finding Forrester" came out, everyone thinks that J.D. Salinger lived alone and unsung in some loft, shunning all human contact. He lived in Cornish, New Hampshire, it was not a loft, but a beautiful chalet, and he went out all the time. He dabbled in a variety of religions...
Overall, he is simply stating that this is only a stage in Holden's life (getting the ax) Yet he emphasizes the right thing to do (eventually) is to go back to school. Hope this helps!
The character Ray's main obstacle was his brother in law trying to  foreclose and tear down his house.
He suggests, in essence, that he be less rebellious because he is setting himself up for a fall. _____ He gives him a whole smattering of advice - how education is really, in the end, worth the time, how Holden should find what he's passionate about b/c it'll prevent him from a fall...he gets...
  == Answer ==   They have both been Holden's teachers and potential role models.  They have both tried to help him.  The fact that they are referred to differently indicates that Holden doesn't see them as equals, but as teachers and potential role models, they probably had an...
"A Perfect Day for Bananafish" was a short story written by Salinger. It was originally published in the New Yorker on January 31, 1948. J.D. Salinger died today, January 28, 2010 at the age of 91.