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The Catcher in the Rye

January 23, 2018

The Catcher in the Rye

“The Catcher in the Rye” – a novel by the American writer Jerome Salinger.It is on behalf of a 17-year-old boy named Holden frankly tells about his heightened perception of American reality and rejection of the general canons and morals of modern society. The work was immensely popular both among young people and among adults, having had a significant impact on the world culture of the second half of the 20th century. The main idea of ​​the novel is the rejection of lies, manifested both in the moral norms prevailing in society, and in people, events, subjects – is closely connected with the image of the protagonist. Holden Caulfield introduces the reader not only to the external, eventual side of his life (the chronotop of the novel consists of three days, one of which the hero spends in Pensi, and the other two in his hometown of New York), but also internal notions of people he knows , those or other life situations, their own character.