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What Is The Impact Of The Catcher In The Rye

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A book that I’ve read in the past year that had an impact on me would have to be Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger. This book had several different impacts on me and I believe it is one of the best books I’ve read thus far. This book is written from a teenagers point of view and it discusses the day to day problems that teenager face. On the surface Holden, the main character, is a teen who got kicked out of his private school for failing his classes and is struggling to come up with a way to tell his parents, but on a deeper level the teen is coming of age and trying to find his true identity. Reading about this, made me aware of myself and it allowed me to think of one question throughout the entire book: who am I trying to become? Literally,
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