History Literature / TheCatcherInTheRye

2nd Sep '17 4:36:55 AM XFllo
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* MinimalistCast: While several characters are mentioned, only a handful besides Holden himself actually appear, and when they do their screentime is limited.



** One could argue it's not movies that Holden hates per se, it's (of course) the phoniness of Hollywood, particularly how he perceives his older brother D.B. as selling out, abandoning his more original, more creative work in favor of the more [[MoneyDearBoy lucrative business]] of writing screenplays.



* OmegaCast: While several characters are mentioned, only a handful besides Holden himself actually appear, and when they do their screentime is limited.
8th Aug '17 12:52:40 PM fruitstripegum
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* SillyRabbitCynicismIsForLosers: Both Mr. Antolini and Phoebe try to get across to Holden that much of his unhappiness is self-inflicted, and just as [[ItsAllAboutMe narcissistic]] as all the "phonies" he rails against.



* SillyRabbitCynicismIsForLosers: Both Mr. Antolini and Phoebe try to get across to Holden that much of his unhappiness is self-inflicted, and just as [[ItsAllAboutMe narcissistic]] as all the "phonies" he rails against.
* TheSnarkKnight: Holden, possibly.


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* TheSnarkKnight: Holden, possibly.
8th Aug '17 12:52:03 PM fruitstripegum
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* {{Newsreel}}: Holden sees one at a movie theater whilst holding hands with Jane.


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* {{Newsreel}}: Holden sees one at a movie theater whilst holding hands with Jane.
8th Aug '17 12:51:15 PM fruitstripegum
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* IconicOutfit: Holden's signature red hunting hat (pictured above). If you were to look up the hat online, you are bound to find at least one picture of Holden wearing it.



* IconicOutfit: Holden's signature red hunting hat (pictured above). If you were to look up the hat online, you are bound to find at least one picture of Holden wearing it.
8th Aug '17 12:50:45 PM fruitstripegum
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* TheEeyore: Phoebe challenges Holden to name one thing that he genuinely likes. Holden claims he can't concentrate enough to answer her question.



* TheEeyore: Phoebe challenges Holden to name one thing that he genuinely likes. Holden claims he can't concentrate enough to answer her question.
21st Jul '17 8:52:44 AM isolato
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* VinylShatters: Holden accidentally shatters a record he was going to give to his sister Phoebe. It was almost definitely a shellac 78, which are known to shatter.

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* VinylShatters: Holden accidentally shatters a record he was going to give to his sister Phoebe. It [[JustifiedTrope Justified here]] - it was almost definitely a shellac 78, which are ''are'' known to shatter.
16th Mar '17 3:44:43 PM VoxAquila
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16th Mar '17 3:34:29 PM VoxAquila
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* IJustWantToHaveFriends: Virtually everything Holden does in the novel stems from how ''desperately'' lonely he is.


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* LovingAShadow: Despite how much Holden wants to reconnect with Jane, he can't ever bring himself to call her; he's too afraid she won't be the same person anymore.
14th Feb '17 10:22:17 PM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:350: A rare illustrated cover, from the first UK edition.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350: [[caption-width-right:300: A rare illustrated cover, from the first UK edition.]]
21st Dec '16 2:26:57 PM Discar
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Played straight to an extent. Holden is a virgin and is emotionally immature. He hires a prostitute named Sunny in order to lose his virginity but is too uncomfortable to have sex with her.
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