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Alexis Arnell

Alexis Arnell . Teenagers identities in 1950’s . Leisure Activities became popular Roller skating Drive-In Movies Fashion styles were devolved Pleaded skirt Leather Jackets . Family Values and standards were set in place Church on Sundays No cursing in front of parents

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Alexis Arnell

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  1. Alexis Arnell

  2. Teenagers identities in 1950’s • Leisure Activities became popular • Roller skating • Drive-In Movies • Fashion styles were devolved • Pleaded skirt • Leather Jackets • Family Values and standards were set in place • Church on Sundays • No cursing in front of parents • Teenagers had many rules • Curfew • Girls could not wear pants

  3. Holden’s Childish traits • Allies death- being lonely • Scared of becoming an adult • Does things without expecting consequences • Hates Phonies but he is one • Doesn’t want responsibility • Didn’t like change • Duck and the lake

  4. Holden’s Adulthood traits • Thinks he can do whatever he wants- freedom Drink, smokes, talks about sex • Adulthood meant more responsibility • Doesn’t like death- uncomfortable • Talks about the lake which symbolizes adulthood • Doesn’t think about the Future

  5. You’re a Lonely Phony The word Phony occurs every chapter Uses Phony to cover up true feelings- childish Thinks all Adults have something to hide Maurice Talks about loneliness from his brother who died

  6. Transformation • Acts like someone else Drinks, smokes, talks about sex • Gives his hat to Phoebe, tries to take a step • Goes to the New York City by himself • Finally thinks about his future • Mad about the cursing on the wall

  7. Loss of Innocence for Identity • Rock n’ Roll -Rebellion • Expectations of adults grew • Developed fashions • Control of themselves-dating • More rules-Dress codes

  8. Moving on in Life • Making mistakes and learning from them • Gaining Responsibility • Going through new experiences-driving • Developing your own style • Creating Standard for yourself • Working through hard experiences-school

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