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(Page 2) The Pencey brochure states "Since 1888 we have
been molding boys into splendid, clear-thinking young
Holden is clearly hating and disagreeing with this
brochure because Pencey doesn't help with any of
things they say they do on the brochure. If there are any
boy's that cam to Pencey and who are "clear-thinkers"
then they came into Pencey like that and this is what
Holden tells us.…read more
(Page 2)"I was standing way the hell up on top of
Thompson Hill, right next to this crazy cannon that
was in the revolutionary war and all."
The cannon can represent war. He's the good guy
who's all innocent whereas everyone who is down at
the game are all phonies and he is having a war
against all the phonies. Its a Innocent Vs Phony war.…read more
(Page 3) "It was cold as a witch's teat."
Holden has a very creative mind in the way he thinks.
He likes to describe very ordinary things like the
weather in a extraordinary way to make his life a bit
more imaginative and creative. Salinger shows this by
using a language device in the character of Holden's
speech by adding the language technique of similes.…read more
( Page 4) If you want to know the truth"
He isn't quite sure to whether he should tell us the truth
about himself or not. He can't seem to make his mind up
because he has already told us a lot about himself
anyway at the beginning of the novel. Holden is a
character who doesn't like to tell the truth much
because he can't understand all the judgemental that
everyone would give to him if he tells us the truth about
himself. He is afraid.…read more
(Page 4) " It was that kind of a crazy afternoon, terrifically cold, and no sun
out or anything, and you felt like you were disappearing every time you
crossed a road."
This is the first sign Holden…read more