The Catcher In The Rye
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SummaryAdd a Summary
Basically a summary of Holden Caulfield's uneventful life for three days. He gets kicked out of his High School and journey's back home for Christmas.
NoticesAdd a Notice
Sexual Content: While nothing happens sexually, there is a lot of talk and the main character (Holden) does attempt to purchase a hooker for the evening with the intention of sleeping with her but chickens out after she arrives.
Violence: Slightly descriptive violence involving fights with other guys.
Coarse Language: There is a LOT of cursing through the book. Holden's favorite term seems to be G-d and uses it constantly. Towards the end of the book he finds the phrase F-you a few times.
Coarse Language: a lot of it - but that's what makes it funny
Coarse Language: A very colorful use of adjectives lol
Coarse Language: Not really that bad
QuotesAdd a Quote
"You can't hardly ever simplify and unify something just because somebody wants you to" (24.21).
"Lots of times you don't know what interests you most till you start talking about something that doesn't interest you most" (24.21).
"I like it when somebody digresses. It's more interesting and all" (24.19).
All morons hate it when you call them a moron.