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J.D. Salinger

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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.

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Catskills The Catskill Mountains are located in New York State, about 2 1/2 hours northwest of NYC. Technically, they are not mountains, but plateaus that have been shaped into mountains by erosion.
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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.
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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 pret…
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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 al…
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HANDS-ON ANSWERS 1. Holden still stayed sitting on the bench even while it was raining because he didn't really care about getting wet because he was happy about being with his sister and he said he liked the sight of watching his sister going around and around on the carrousel, he said it was such…
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The caousel represents how Holden is still a child at heart. He expresses this trough his little sister Phoebe.
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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 vo…
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From my point of view, he is not a transcendentalist. He just writes what he likes and his most characters are children.
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1. The Catcher in the Rye 2. Nine Stories3. Franny and Zooey4. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction
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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
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To begin with, Holden thinks the school is full of phonies. The principal is a phony because he only treats the wealthy-looking parents with respect. [That sentence is incorrect. In page 13-14, when Holden talks about his principal who only treats the wealthy parents with respect, he is referring to…
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He lived a secluded life in Cornish, New Hampshire until his death on January 27, 2010 at age 91.
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There is none, really- Holden Caulfield wants to be.
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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.
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Marie Jillich and Sol Salinger were his parents.
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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; everyth…
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he wrote the novel because he wanted to.
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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 Glassalso you can find Holden's sister Phoebe in the Catcher in the Ryeand other stories.
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By walking he thinks about all the things going on around him
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>>>>>>POles and not Polish<<<<<People live in Poland are called Polish.Pollocks
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ask is better look there
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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
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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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a bay is an area close/or near the water example go sit down by the bay
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e Catskill Mountains or the Catskills are a large area in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of New York. They are located approximately 100 miles north-northwest of New York City and forty miles southwest ofAlbany, starting just west of the Hudson River. The Catskills occupy much or all of…
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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 parall…
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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.
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To live humbly for a cause, rather than dying nobly for one.
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No. He is only a character in the movie Finding Forrester. Some people point to parallels between the character of Forrester and the real life author J.D. Salinger. Similar to the movie, Salinger blocked a biography of himself, for instance, and he was also wildly famous for just one book. IMDB tr…
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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.
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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.
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He died January 27, 2010 at the age of 91.
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He attended New York University, Ursinus College and finally Columbia University.
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Miss Megley was a fictional character featured in JD Salinger's story For Esme with Love and Squalor. She was the governess.
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Jerome David Salinger
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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.
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JD Salinger died in Cornish, New Hampshire. He passed away from natural causes on January 27, 2010. He was 91 at the time of his death.
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Marie Jillich and Sol Salinger were his parents.
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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.
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The Catcher in the Rye was published in 1951.
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Yes. He checked himself into a psychiatric unit in Nuremberg.
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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 …
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Holden did not even like Luce, but was so hungry for companionship that he called Luce by default, because he was the only person in his address book he could call at that time (save Mr. Antolini, whom he called later). At the end of their conversation, which was mostly comprised of insults form Luc…
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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!
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The character Ray's main obstacle was his brother in law trying to foreclose and tear down his house.
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The first book of J D Salingers to be published was titled "A perfect day for a banana fish"in 1948.It was met with critical acclaim but did never reach the fame of his "Catcher in the rye"of 1951.Salinger wrote many short stories before these and were probably published in College Mags. local paper…
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In English language, the proper names for Polish people are Pole (singular) or Poles (plural). In Polish language, a male Pole is called a "Polak"(singular) and a female Pole is called a "Polka"(singular). Plural of Poles in Polish language is "Polacy"(plural).
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"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.
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He died of natural causes at the age of 91 in Cornish, New Hampshire on January 27, 2010.
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First of all, it is "popular" because many American students are required to read it in high school. By that fact alone, the book is very well known. As far as the content, The Catcher in the Rye is popular among teens because it touches on subjects of rebellion and alienation, themes that any teen…
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No, in their biographies, they are shown to have different parents, in diferent birthplaces.They are not directly related, if at all.
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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, …
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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"
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Salinger never spoke of what he saw and did during the war, but Slawenski's use of military records is revelatory. Salinger landed on Utah Beach on D-Day.Serving with the 12th Regiment, he fought at the freezing bloodbath of Hürtgen Forest in the winter of 1944. Of the regiment's 3,080 original sol…
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He got kicked out because he was failing his classes. At least that's how i remember it.
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Although that may be wished for by some (many? everybody?), no. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Archuleta
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J. D. Salinger was born on January 1, 1919.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Before leaving Pency, Holden buys his red hunting hat in NYC. Throughout the novel, Holden purchases taxi rides, tickets, food, and massive amounts of drinks in NYC, but he also buys a record for Pheobe called "Little Shirley Bean".
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by packing her suitcase(s) and telling him that she's going with him.
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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 Y…
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Holden Caulfield failed every class except English, so he was expelled from Pency.
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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.
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Yes he did have children.
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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.
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He is 6'2" and calls himself puny compared to other guys so perhaps around 150
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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.
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He had one sibling, which was his older sister Doris.
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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.
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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...)
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late 1940s or early 1950 December :-) <3
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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 reali…
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The turning point of the novel is when Holden is watching Phoebe on the carousel
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he was 7'3"
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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…
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