Tropes that apply to J. D. Salinger:
- Author Avatar: Seymour Glass.
- Beige Prose: The Catcher in the Rye could be considered one of the Trope Codifiers for this. Salinger was a huge fan of Ernest Hemingway, so it would stand to reason.
- Celebrity Is Overrated
- Creator Thumbprint: Young children, often little girls, who are Wise Beyond Their Years.
- Documentary: 2013's Salinger
- Married to the Job: As his children report, Salinger would often disappear for weeks on end in his personal writing shack.
- Only Known by Initials: Real name was Jerome David Salinger.
- The Movie Buff: Despite Holden Caulfield's hatred of them, Salinger loved them, especially black and white classics.