Catcher in the Rye themes and symbols

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Inclusion and Alientation

"I'd just do down, down, down and nobody's ever see me again" Chapter 25

  • Holden has been alienated by several things, including his comfortable, conventional background as he has been brought up to accept traditional ideas and so established his own moral standards.

Also Pencey Prep has alienated Holden as he is forced to accept their rules (it is a microcosm of wider society and it has some of the same inequalities and injustices)

- Allie's death- his emotional instability stems from this sad incident "they were


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