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In this story The catcher in the rye Holden Caufield is seventeen years old teenager who goes to Pencey Prep School He rebels against society to fight back with phoniness and adults He couldnt deal with change and he wants everything to be retained Holden loves children because they are pure and not infected by societys phoniness He especially loves Phoebe his 10 years old sister He founds that he is totally separated from everyone Holden couldnt deal with change I dont really know that he couldnt change or he doesnt want to change but I know that he prefers everything to be retained Holden cant deal with Allies death He still loves Allie and he mentions Phoebe that Allie is the person that he could trust Although Allie is dead Holden still dont want to accept that he is dead When Holden walk through the street he saw Allies hallucination is talking to him His imagination had made this hallucination so that everything would be retained He keeps mentioning Allie because he never changes Allie is dead and he is young and pure forever I think Holden have such suicidal attitude because of Allies death If he had killed himself he would stay young forever At least he wont grow up and go live with Allie Holden loves carrousel because It keeps playing same songs he also loves museum because It never changes But these two are different He stopped to go to museum before going to Biltiomore with Sally Hayes because their static nature reminds him how much he changes at every visit Holden seems to fear change and maturity giving great sentimental weight to childish pleasures while fearing for being adult Holdens love for children shows itself in his description of his young sister Phoebe She is the only person that Holden treats with respect He listens to everything she says and does not react with cynically like he always
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