Human beings are advised not to judge books by their covers, rather that they should look further than the obvious and try to apprehend the implied meaning Salinger uses different examples of symbolism throughout the novel to let the reader into the thoughts of Holden Caulfield. Three major examples of his symbolism are the ducks with the frozen pond, Jane Gallagher, and the Museum of Natural History. Salinger uses all three of these symbols to represent the thoughts of the central character, Holden Caulfield.
While Holden Caulfield is wondering around New York City, he asks many people what happens to the ducks when the pond freezes.
The repetition of this question symbolizes what Holden is truly asking for himself. He isn't trying to find out what will happen Modern society can be termed corrupt, complete with tainted morals and an overemphasis on the acquisition of money and friends. Fitzgerald seeks the root of the problem and wants the reader to ponder whether he or she wants money and social status or fulfillment and truth.
In his quest to enlighten the reader, Fitzgerald utilizes metaphor and symbols to clarify his message Where they differ is in the problems they face. Juno's main problem is that she becomes pregnant at a young age which is considered to be a life changing event by societal standards. D Salinger, the characters help portray many themes. D Saligner creatively infused his work with varying themes.
Holden unknowingly magnifies the importance of the themes, of which he is often times oblivious. This novel is sophisticatedly written in a manner that allows us to see all the themes clearly. The themes portrayed in the novel The Catcher in the Rye by J. D Salinger. Nick and Jay Gatsby are similar to Holden Caulfield. Nick is like Holden in the fact that they both share ideas of having expectations of people and hope, even though society constantly lets them down with multiple examples showing how people act in their natural state.
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One can immediately spot "new-money Gatsby and no-money Nick on one side of the bay and old-money Buchanans on the other" Tanner x D Salinger is utilized to present the character Holden Caulfield as an unsuitable role model. The central theme of the poem is that satisfaction, gratification, and self-fulfillment can be attained by using one's capabilities to serve a functional purpose in life, for it is the opinion of the speaker that an idle existence has no value or significance b In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Holden unknowingly magnifies the importance of the themes, of which he is often times oblivious.
Salinger and F. None of the trademark holders are affiliated with this website. Fitzgerald seeks the root of the problem and wants the reader to ponder whether he or she wants money and social status or fulfillment and truth.