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A Boy That You Dont Have To Feel Sorry For

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Every once and a while there comes something out of the blue. Something that is unconventional in the most conventional way. Something that shatters the earth from where you stand and makes you see the world in a whole new light. When this earth shattering, mind boggling, big bang comes along it is never expected or predicted it just happens. This is what we may call a revolution. But unfortunately this book isn't.

The Catcher in the Rye is a novel written by J.D Salinger. The book was published in 1954. When I first learned we were reading this book I laughed. I laughed because in a previous book that I had read before warned me about this amazing book. I thought to myself “ I will never have to read this book. I just might escape prison, I mean school without having to read this classic.” But one day as I was so coincidently reading one of my favorite novels on teenage savagery, the part where he warns us of the teacher cult who is devoted to the magical ways of Holden Caufield ( the main character in Catcher) my English teacher breaks the earth shattering news. I couldn't believe it. The prophecy was being fulfilled.

Enough about me lets get to the almighty Catcher in the Rye story. (I think before I go on I should remind you that I have only read the first 10 chapters of the book so theres no telling how I might feel towards the end of reading.) Holden Caufield in a young troubled rich white kid who has privileges only us middle class folk can dream of. He attends Pencey prep and guess what, he doesn't like it. Mr. Caufield has been to numerous prep schools before but due to lack of motivation or what not he gets kicked out. Now believe it or not he is expelled from Pencey and is now currently heading towards New York for a great escape.

Now I guess your wondering when am I going to spill my guts out on this marvelous book that holds the key to surviving this world. And now I am going to tell you. Overall I think this book is quite interesting. Holden is a very quick witted kid. He sees things just like any other bored teen with money would do, act a fool. The fact that he lies just for kicks is disturbing and the fact that he says goddamn where doesn't even belong. And it really bothers me when he says crumby. Now some of the dialouge



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