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Stradlater attempts to superficially establish friendships based on his seemingly genuine character, but is actually “madly in love with himself” (Catcher 27). Stradlater’s behavior contributes to Holden's sense of isolation, as he goes on a date with the gir... ... middle of paper ... ...eir desperate attempts worsens their problems; Holden escapes to New York City, while Franny turns to religion and incessant prayer. Holden and Franny are finally able to overcome their anxiety resulting from their isolation when they receive help from a family member who gives them guidance; Holden receives comfort from his little sister who shifts his focus away from isolation; Franny gains an understanding of her spiritual beliefs from Zooey, which helps her cope with her anxiety. Holden and Franny are able to overcome their mental anxiety resulting from their isolation from others with their siblings Phoebe and Zooey to provide them with a new perspective of their situation and give them moral support. Works Cited Salinger, J. D. The Catcher in the Rye.
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Lying, drinking underage, smoking, and cursing are all factors that prove that Holden does not have his purity anymore. Holden is not innocent; he is in fact being sucked into the cruel adult world and does not even recognize it. Because of Holden’s opinion that the adult world is filled with phonies, his younger brother Allie’s death, and the deprivation of his own innocence, Holden feels the urge to protect the innocence of the important people in his life. From his weekend long journey from Pencey to New York City, Holden tries to discover the difference between the child world and the adult world. As his trip ends, Holden comes to the realization that growing up is a part of life that everyone experiences.
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After that he decides to leave Pencey early and head home to New York. He goes out drinking and hitting on women while he is there and then goes to see his sister, Phoebe. He is very close to his younger sister and really connects with her. This disorder that Holden has could be believed to be bipolar disorder; which he displays in different occasions throughout the novel. Bipolar disorder is defined as “a condition in which a person has periods of depression and periods of being extremely happy or being cross or irritable” (“Bipolar Disorder”).
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