Study Guide to The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Study Guide to The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, regarded by The New York Times as one of the 100 best English-language novels since 1923.

As a 1951 coming-of-age novel, The Catcher in the Rye tells of the crises of a youthful teenage protagonist, Holden Caulfield. Moreover, Salinger's work is filled with rebellion and angst, which can be seen through themes such as the protection of innocence, death, and insincerity. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Salinger's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645422600
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 02/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 82
Sales rank: 352,538
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.17(d)

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to J. D. Salinger 2) Introduction to The Catcher in The Rye 3) Textual Analysis Chapters 1-5 Chapters 6-16 Chapters 17-26 4) Character Analyses 5) Critical Commentary 6) Essay Questions and Answers 7) Bibliography and Guide to Further Research

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