The Catcher in the Rye has been highly criticised for its profanity, lying, violence, and vulgarity, as well as mentions of suicide, drugs and alcohol. This was especially the case in the 1950s, when the majority of the American population held conservative beliefs, and the story strongly went against these beliefs (Re...
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