Dialectical Journal For The Catcher In The Rye '

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Reveals about situation: Similar to the previous chapter, this quote reveals how Holden masks and conceals his emotions. The reader is well aware that Holden is in fact a sensitive person, but the reader is also aware that he does not reveal his true emotions to other characters in the novel. Because of this character flaw, he does not like for others to show their emotions either. Therefore, this chapter not only elaborates on the previous chapter, but gives a deeper meaning to Holden and his insecurities. Speaks to me: I am the complete opposite of Holden in this respect. I feel like I can hide my emotions for a certain period of time, but that period of time will not last forever. I am bad for letting my emotions bottle up, and
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