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Cather in the Rye Essay

Catcher in the Rye is one of the most interesting books that I've read this year. Although Holden's
language is very vulgar, it makes the book more real and interesting. I didn't see it whenfirst reading
the book but Salinger uses his characters as symbols or his characters have a function as to what he
feels. The three major characters that he mentions the most are Allie, his brother, Phoebe, his younger
sister, and Jane Gallagher, a friend. These characters have a great function in the book, the function
Thefirst character I would like to tell you about is Allie, Holden's brother. Holden adores Allie and
is very distressed about the premature death. It is easy to say that Allie's death was the beginning of a
downward spiral in Holden's life. According to Holden, Allie was one of the most lovable people ever.
"You'd have liked him… He was terrifically intelligent…But it wasn't just that he was the most
intelligent member in the family. He was also the nicest." As Holden gets more and more upset
throughout his days in New York, Allie is a reoccurring thought. Holden seems to use Allie as a sort of
medicine. Thinking of Allie both comforts him and upsets him. On his last day in New York, there is
even a point when Holden walks on the street talking aloud to Allie. "Allie, don't let me
disappear…Please, Allie.'And when I'd reach the other side of the street without disappearing. I'd
thank him." Holden feels guilty about some things with Allie. One particular instance that Holden
dwells on is a summer day when Allie wanted to accompany Holden and a friend on the bike ride.
"Allie heard us talking about it, and he wanted to go, and I wouldn't let him. I told him he was a

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