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J.D Salinger

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

Student: Yacine, Cléophée, Stella, Sarah

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Index

setting

extracts

three words

summary

message

mark

characters

recommandation

literary device

SETTING

-time: a long weekend in the late 1940 or early 1950s


-place: the story begins in Pennsylvania, in a former school, Pencey Prep. The adventure continues in New York city

SUMMARY

-Holden Caulfield

-17 years old

- student in Pencey Prep

- mentally unstable

go partying in club in new york

go feed some ducks at central park

Phoebe Caulfield Mr Antolini

favourite characters

-Holden's sister
-10 years old
-very smart

- Holden's teacher
-young
-sympathic

least favourite character

Holden Caulfield

-17 years old
- student in Pencey Prep
- mentally unstable

short summary:


When Holden takes Phoebe to the zoo, and she sees the carousel was open during the winter, Phoebe asks:"aren't you gonna ride too?". Holden sits this ride out, signifying his want.

EXTRACTS WE ENJOYED THE MOST

representation

Maurice hits Holden because, Sunny the prostitute asks for more money than that was originally agreed, Maurice comes up to his room and beats him up to get the money.

Extracts we didn't enjoy

-Holden wants to connect with other people on an adult level, while a part of him wants to reject the adult world as "phony"


-growing up is necessary but never alone


Moral or message

Doesn't that make you think of a movie?

Recommandation

No

  • not important events and twist
  • complicated to finish, to follow the story and to really get into it
  • a bit boring at some points

    Yes

    • for people who can identify with Holden
    • for teenagers who are scared to grow up
    • people who are questionning about their future

      In link with what we said:

      Three words

      COMPLEX

      RELATABLE

      DEEP

      -well-written

      -we don't identify ourselves to the characters
      - we don't relate to the themes of this novel
      -too much description

      Why?

      Our mark

      3/10

      Foreshadowing:

      Literary device

      "I could probably tell you what I did after I went home and how I got sick and all"


      At the beginning of the novel he also tells us that vaguely.

      -more than 60 million of copies


      - people like it for the complexity and richness of the personnality of Holden

      Successful:

      Conclusion

      Any questions?

      Thanks for

      your attention