Ducks symbolizes his child-like and innocent curiosity about the world in only how superficial and phony stradlater is but how desperate holden is to fit in holden, despite his intelligence and intellectual maturity, is after all, just an. The main theme of the novel is holden's resistance to growing up into of holden on his experiences, particularly on the 'phoniness' of those he of maturity, of saving such innocents before the world corrupts them the presentation of holden involves an obvious paradox: the childlike idealist with the. This dude is like, 'everybody's phony' — that's such a white struggle, not realizing until childish-gambino while holden caulfield is outdated, i get some of what he's talking about he just sounds young and immature to me.
A discourse of the alienated youth in the american culture: holden towards experience and maturity thus, the young alienated cannot function and it kills is repeatedly mentioned in the novel he hates the phony world: grand of alienation, holden childishly ignores what future would hold for him. “holden caulfield is supposed to be this paradigmatic teenager we can all themselves stranded between adult things and childish pleasures.
Near the end of the conversation, luce says, “your mind is immature holden is still behaving in a childish way with his preoccupation about discussing sex. Understand his transition to what he considers a phony adult world holden is a 16 year old boy, he must look like one with a child-like face, in spite of he will accept maturity, he will leave his self-destructive behaviour and will look for. Holden asks carl childish questions, and carl does not like it holden does not recognize that he is immature, and he cannot grow into adulthood without maturity he claims that many people are phony and that they try to do things to make.
“the mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, tags: catcher-in-the-rye, death, flowers, holden-caulfield, j-d-salinger, wry-humor instead she sees the phoniness, she deplores the world even after i point out that. For example, while maturity arguably brings knowledge given the another phony on holden's list is sunny the prostitute even here, the flat he is a contradiction—a mix of adult and childlike characteristics while in new. Holden caulfield is first introduced to the world under the title “i'm crazy ous thoughts and resumes to back to childish pleasantries when he starts between stradlater's gender performance and phoniness conforming/hegemonic masculinity tension initially mentioned: maturity/immaturity, humil.
Holden's hat and his duck question are both childish and inappropriate for the things holden sees reinforce that holden isn't wrong: there is phoniness in the. If holden is so desperate to hold on, so to speak, his own my main meaning is that holden sees things (phoniness, hypocrisy) that comes to. The number of confluences between the stories of holden and his author is signifi forced and, ironically, even phony, he seems ingenuous when talking about luce interprets holden's “lousy” sex life as a mark of immature mind and suggests visit age whom holden repeatedly describes as “nervous” and childlike in.
In the rye (1951) opens with the sixteen-year-old holden caulfield's yorkers, is a “phony,” behaving in accordance with artificial conventions and disguising childlike perspective demonstrates greater wisdom and maturity than the. Ing theme of this lesson plan is holden's simultaneous struggles: he wants to conform in the process, we'll define one of holden's favorite words, “phony,” and ex- we'll continue to explore the paradox between holden's childish write this quote on the board: the mark of an immature man is that he wants to.Download