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A literary analysis from the new criticism approach and the psychological criticism the loss of innocence and the transition into adulthood in the novel the catcher in the rye, by jd salinger general objective: to analyze the causes of holden´s loss of innocence and the elements. The portrayal of jd salinger's life in the catcher in the rye rye essay childhood is a world of innocence and honesty this book catcher in the rye. The catcher in the rye the novel the catcher in the rye written by jd salinger, is a novel about a young teenage new yorker who journeys through new york for four days in order to go back home to see his parents. Today marks the 95th anniversary of jd salinger's birth the famously reclusive author, known for penning the catcher in the rye and franny and zooey, has been in the spotlight more than he.
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