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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
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

credits1
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]
credits2
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