Below are possible essay topics on The Catcher in the Rye.
Bear these in mind as you read, as we will inevitably come back to these when we’ve completed the book.
Analysis: Holden fails to recognize that he is the cause of his isolation and suffering, that he brings torment with him wherever he goes.
Conclusion: The reader, unlike Holden, recognizes a contrast between Holden's ideals and Holden's actions, making him just as "phony" as the "phonies" he criticizes.
Many college students would say that writing is almost never easy, especially when you have to come up with creative and interesting topic ideas. You also need to figure out how to start your essay, how to analyze the issues described, how to cite your sources, and how to end the paper with a strong and laconic conclusion.
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Evidence #2: Holden cannot make sense of his depression and frequent crying.
Analysis: The reader understands that Holden is experiencing a mental breakdown and engaging in self-destructive behavior.
This : the criteria are on the main page of this Wiki (see the criteria for ‘essay’). ♥ Perhaps these photos below will give you a feel for the times.
Now that you have read and discussed the book: what do you think about this? ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ was written and first published in the late 1940’s, but it is with the 1950’s that it is most closely associated.