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Holden Caulfield


Holden Caulfield (born c.1933) is the fictional teenage protagonist and narrator of author J. D. ... Caulfield also figures as a character in the short story "I'm Crazy", published in ...

Holden Caulfield's Insanity | Academic | Teen Ink


Holden Caulfield consistently demonstrates a severe lack of control over his actions ... intended on describing Holden as a troubled, and even insane, individual.

The Catcher in the Rye Theme of Madness - Shmoop


Is Holden crazy? Catcher in the Rye begins with a seventeen-year-old Holden Caulfield telling his own story of a year earlier, with mentions of his having come  ...

Catcher in the Rye: How is Holden crazy? | Yahoo Answers


Dec 10, 2011 ... It is so hard to determine how he is crazy, since outwardly he never did anything much except fail classes and be a pessimist, in my opinion.

J.D. Salinger's Holden Caulfield, Aging Gracelessly - The ...


Aug 27, 2013 ... Why is Holden Caulfield nearly universally seen as "a symbol of ... to feel a little sorry for the crazy sonuvabitch," "Real ugly girls have it tough.

13 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Catcher in the Rye ...


Jun 10, 2015 ... THE BOOK'S INITIAL PUBLISHER THOUGHT HOLDEN CAULFIELD WAS INSANE. Before writing Catcher in the Rye, author J.D. Salinger was ...

Holden Caulfield Diagnosis: Psychiatrist Discusses Salinger's ...


Jul 16, 2013 ... The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger was published 62 years ago today. This classic tale of Holden Caulfield, told from the point of view of ...

Holden At Fifty - The New Yorker


Oct 1, 2001 ... They told Salinger that the precocity of the four Caulfield children was ... figure out whether or not Holden Caulfield was supposed to be crazy.

Get a Life, Holden Caulfield - The New York Times


Jun 20, 2009 ...Holden Caulfield is supposed to be this paradigmatic teenager we can all ... saying it wasn't clear whether Holden was supposed to be crazy.

Before 'Catcher In The Rye': J.D. Salinger's First Holden Caulfield ...


Jul 15, 2011 ... This excerpt is from a longer essay, “The Real Holden Caulfield,” .... of the same year, Salinger published the story “I'm Crazy” in Collier's.

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Holden Caulfield: The most misunderstood protagonist in American ...


Jul 6, 2012 ... I'm doing a crazy commute for the month of July, the details of which I won't divulge for fear of "ARE YOU INSANE?" comments. Because the ...

Is Holden Crazy? Or are We Crazy to Believe Him? essays


J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye follows 17 year-old Holden Caulfield as ... He also shows a potentially “crazy” character as Holden attempts to convince ...

Quotes About Holden Caulfield (20 quotes) - Goodreads


20 quotes have been tagged as holden-caulfield: J. D. Salinger: 'Anyway, I keep picturing all these ... I know it's crazy, but that's the only thing I'd really like to be.