Catcher In The Rye Time Period

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In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, the actions and dialogue from characters are greatly impacted by the time period, and are not linked to multiple future time periods. In this novel, Holden is born in a time period where teens, adolescents, are known for being immature and are useless to society. Due to the society not caring about adolescents, Holden isolates himself from others, and refers to many characters as phony. Holden also constantly wants to protect innocence and keep children from turning into adults. As time goes on, adolescents are seen to be more important, so it is not linked toward future time periods. In document C, an expert from chapter twenty-two, the death of James Castle occurs and the readers see how foolish
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