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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.
I saw this question after looking up the lyrics to "Comin' Thro' the Rye" and had to research the answer. According to wikipedia: "Holden decides to move out west; he relays these plans to his sister, who decides she wants to go with him. He refuses to take her, and when she becomes upset with him...
yes he did
In chapter 3 he says "....and then i put on this hat that i'd bought in New York that morning....I saw it in the window of this sports store when we got off the subway....it only cost me a buck"
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
He got kicked out because he was failing his classes. At least that's how i remember it.
Although that may be wished for by some (many? everybody?), no. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Archuleta
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.
yes.at the end of the novel he tells the reader that he misses the people within the story he told.even the ones that he didnt like.
Luce thought Holden was impossibly immature, but Luce loved feeling superior to anyone, likely why he agreed to meet Holden for a drink, though he didn't like Holden.
by packing her suitcase(s) and telling him that she's going with him.
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...
Holden Caulfield failed every class except English, so he was expelled from Pency.
The park represents nothing in particular - however, Salinger uses the metaphor of ducks on a frozen lake in Chapter 9 to symbolise Holden's hoesickness and wish to be with his family, despite all the things he has done.
Yes he did have children.
Well first he got them lost on the train to the game and then on the way back he left early. He doesn't like being assistant he later says.
He is 6'2" and calls himself puny compared to other guys so perhaps around 150
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 thatTeddy's sister Booper pushed him into an empty pool, causing hisdeath.
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...)
late 1940s or early 1950 December :-)
J.D. Salinger didn't care that The Catcher in the Rye was banned. He was a man, like Holden, who didn't care what the outside world thought. He just wanted to get his ideas on paper and share them so people can become better people. He didn't care how it was perceived. He just wanted people to...
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.
I would not medicalize his existence. He is alienated, disillusioned, etc. He may define it as an illness (mental) only because that is all he knows. The U.S. is an extremely individualized society which lends itself to psychological explanations. If alienation was equivalent to mental illness, then...
His isolation from society and his way to get away from the phonies. It also symbolizes individuality, Holden's way of saying "I am me - I'm not the same as everyone else".
What religion is J.D. Salinger? One's religion is not his heritage. One's heritage is cultural, descended from his ancestors, but one's religion is descended from his own thoughts and beliefs.
Marie Jillich and Sol Salinger were his parents.
JD Salinger has only ever written Catcher in the Rye so I guess catcher in the rye would be an interesting book by JD Salinger, although I did not like the book.
Allie was Holden's younger brother who died of Leukemia. He had a baseball mitt that he wrote poems on in green pen so he could read something while playing in the outfield. Holden and Allie were pretty close.
Holden calls everyone and everything a 'phony.' He uses the term as people today use 'dumb,' or other common words used to show a general distrust or admonishment.
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).
Pencey Prep is a high end prep school in Agerstown, Pennsylvania that Holden attended.
Ackley always enters the room without knocking or anything, picks up things and puts them down in the wrong place, poor hygiene, and never understands when Holden just wants him to leave.
Stradlater is tall, has good build, and is somewhat handsome.
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...
Well no one will really know, since only he, the writer, knew and he is no longer with us. That being said, it is open to your own interpretation. Many people identify themselves with Holden Caulfield, but at the end it is revealed that he is insane. Why? He has reasonable thought processes;...
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.
By walking he thinks about all the things going on around him
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 daughterMargaret Salinger.
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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He died of natural causes at age 91 in Cornish, New Hampshire on January 27, 2010.
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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...
Pencey prep is the highschool that Houlden was attending in the beginning of the story. He dislikes it because the principal is black and because the viceprincipal is asian.
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...
To live humbly for a cause, rather than dying nobly for one.
No. He is only a character in the movie Finding Forrester. Some people point to parallels between the character of Forresterand the real life author J.D. Salinger. Similar to the movie,Salinger blocked a biography of himself, for instance, and he wasalso wildly famous for just one book. IMDB trivia...
I'm not sure but I'm guessing it was to give notice that most people out there are a couple of phonies and perhaps it was a comedy, I'm not really sure why.
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 died January 27, 2010 at the age of 91.
He attended New York University, Ursinus College and finally Columbia University.