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THE CATCHER IN THE RYE. Presentation by David Young. J.D. Salinger. American author 1919-2010 Raised in Manhattan Military involvement The Catcher in the Rye [1951]- best known novel . Character list. Ackley Stradlater Jane Gallagher Phoebe Caulfield Allie Caulfield D.B. Caulfield

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The catcher in the rye

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

Presentation by David Young


J d salinger

J.D. Salinger

  • American author

  • 1919-2010

  • Raised in Manhattan

  • Military involvement

  • The Catcher in the Rye [1951]- best known novel


Character list

Character list

  • Ackley

  • Stradlater

  • Jane Gallagher

  • Phoebe Caulfield

  • Allie Caulfield

  • D.B. Caulfield

  • Sally Hayes

  • Mr. Spencer

  • Carl Luce

  • Mr. Antolini

  • Maurice

  • Sunny

  • Holden Caulfield


The catcher in the rye

Who is Holden Caulfield?


All about holden

All about holden…

  • 17 years of age ( and at a mental health institution) when retelling his story of the previous year

    In story:

  • 16 year old junior at Pency Prep Expelled

  • Critical towards others  “Phonies”

  • Over 6 foot tall with dark brown/black hair with a gray streak in it

  • Hates movies


Situation with home life

Situation with home life

  • Brother: D.B.  “Hollywood”

  • Brother: Allie  deceased

  • Sister: Phoebe

  • Parents’ house is in NY

  • The names of his mother and father are not mentioned but there is mention that his father is a corporation lawyer Wealthy

  • Sent to an exclusive prep school in PA flunks

  • Needs discipline


Situation with school

Situation with school

  • Failing out of Pency Prep; just passing English

  • Roommate: Stradlater“Secret Slob”/popular

  • Nearby dorm resident: Ackley annoying

  • Sports

  • Administration

  • Romance


Situation with girls

Situation with girls

  • Jane Gallagher: respected by Holden, parents’ had summer houses next to each other one summer in Maine, dates Stradlater bothers Holden

  • Sally Hayes: Holden’s long-time friend of back home in New York; calls her upon arriving in NY after being expelled; finds her attractive


Focus on plot

Focus on Plot

  • Pency Prep (Agerstown,PA) is Holden’s 4th school failed out of 3 other schools  receives notice that he is being expelled from Pency

  • Saturday end of Fall semester before Christmas break expected home on Wednesday

  • Interactions with others:

    • -Mr. Spencer

    • -Stradlater “bloody nose” enough!

      Exits campus and then Train ride to New York

      - Meets the mother of a classmate


Plot interactions cont

PLOT/INTERACTIONS (cont.)

  • -Cab rides/ Hotel stays observes hotel guests

  • Faith Cavendish

  • Lavender Room women in their 30s

  • Maurice/ Sunny

  • Sally Hayes

  • Two nuns

  • Carl Luce- former student advisor at Whooton

  • Mr. Antolini

  • Phoebe- carousel

  • *The PLOT entails a sequence of visits with others as Holden delays returning home.


Themes motifs

Themes/ motifs

  • THEMES:

    • Alienation as a Form of Self- Protection

    • The Painfulness of Growing Up

    • The Phoniness of the Adult World

      MOTIFS:

    • Loneliness

    • Relationships, Intimacy, Sexuality

    • - Lying & Deception


Symbols

Symbols

  • The “Catcher in the Rye”

  • Holden’s Red Hunting Hat

  • The Museum of Natural History

  • The Duck’s in the Central Park Lagoon


Discussion

Discussion

CAN YOU RELATE TO HOLDEN CAULFIELD?

WHY/ WHY NOT?

IF “YES”, IN WHAT WAYS?


Controversy

Controversy

  • Mark David Chapman

  • Murdered John Lennon (12/8/1980) outside of Lennon’s NY apartment

  • Wished to model his life after The Catcher in the Rye’s protagonist Holden Caulfield


Credits

CREDITS

  • Music from The Running Ground

www.myspace.com/therunningground


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CREDITS

  • Content:

  • SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on The Catcher in the Rye.” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. 2007. Web. 20 Oct. 2010.

  • McGunagle, Fred. “Mark David Chapman: The Man who Killed John Lennon”. TruTV. 2010. Turner. 7 Oct. 2010. <http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/terrorists_spies/assassins/chapman/1.html>.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2TaVnF3JBE&feature=related [ProssProductions]


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CREDITS

  • Images:

  • http://www.examiner.com/celebrity-headlines-in-los-angeles/rip-jd-salinger

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:J._D._Salinger_Signature.svg

  • http://www.ourcaucus.com/contact.html

  • http://www.do2learn.com/picturecards/printcards/2inch/imagegridswords/behavior2.htm

  • http://www.millerhats.com/hunting_catalog/hunting3.html

  • http://www.mathiosstudios.net/prints.html

  • http://groovyvic.mu.nu/archives/2006_01.php


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