Catcher in the Rye: Holden's Insight About Life and the World Around H

934 words 4 pages
Catcher in the Rye: Holden's Insight About Life and The World Around Him

The book Catcher in the Rye tells of Holden Caulfield's insight about life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a 5 day visit into his mind. Holden, throughout the book, made other people feel inferior to his own. I can relate to this because although I do not view people inferior to myself, I do judge others unequally.
Holden and I both have similar judgements of people from the way they act and behave. We also share feelings about motivation as well as lack of it. After reading this book, I came to the conclusion that Holden and I are much more similar than I initially believed.

Holden portrayed
…show more content…
Holden has had this opportunity to notice this as his parents have been shuffling him around to different schools every time he flunks. He feels his parents will be there to move him somewhere else and take care of him every time something goes wrong. I found out in eighth grade that the schoolwork I had was far less than the schoolwork I did and I began to slack off, this caused me to believe that I could get away with minimal true effort in my schoolwork and it has also followed me into other courses of my daily routine.
I find my forgetting to do things and having my parents doing them for me. I find I am basically pampered to my every will and need at home. This is a bad habit though and I am trying to get out of this lifestyle because I realize I won't always have someone to fall back on. Holden and I both have similar motivational problems stemming from our childhood.

Holden Caulfield and I are very similar in many ways. We tend to judge different people similar ways. We both dislike people who act phony because of insecurity. We also both lack motivation because of previous childhood experiences which have shaped our lives. Holden Caulfield and I have began our great journey through life with similar ideas to each

Related

  • Great Gatsby in Comparison to Catcher in the Rye
    1651 words | 7 pages
  • Comparison of the Social Network and the Catcher in the Rye
    1134 words | 5 pages
  • Humans: How We Are Destroying the World Around Us
    1045 words | 5 pages
  • Catcher in the Rye Abstract
    1344 words | 6 pages
  • The Culture of Heavy Metal Music Listeners Around the World:
    1882 words | 8 pages
  • Ferris Bueller and Catcher in the Rye Comparative Essay
    1031 words | 5 pages
  • What Turned My life Around
    2196 words | 9 pages
  • “Slavery Was the Dominating Reality in Southern Life.”  Assess the Validity of This Generalization for Two of the Following Aspects of Southern Life from About 1840-1860:  Political, Social, Economic, and Intellectual Life.
    917 words | 4 pages
  • Sick Around the World Video Analysis
    883 words | 4 pages
  • Catcher in the Rye-Holdens Relationship with Women
    1532 words | 7 pages