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The Catcher in the Rye

We are up to chapter 21, so let’s just finish the book. We will discuss it on Discord (voice channel) on Monday, April 6th at 11:00.

Optional: If you would like to earn extra writing credit, I will post a writing assignment in Headrush.

Some overall things to consider: Themes from the book

https://www.sparknotes.com/lit/catcher/themes/

  • Alienation as a form of self-protection
  • The painfulness of growing up
  • The phoniness of the adult world
  • Religion
  • Inaction

Last but not least – What does the title “The Catcher in the Rye” mean?

Optional: For extra writing credit: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lrNi-EyZn6a-QZbyROHfKZuwMgdmnxVa8j-Mvb4Jmqo/edit?usp=sharing