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The Catcher in the Rye starts off with the main character Holden Caulfieldbeing expelled from school once again Holden is a sixteen year old boy whohas been expelled on numerous occasions from other schools This time heis being expelled from Pency Prep Before Holden goes home to his parentshe plans to spend a few days in New York His parents do not know of theexpulsion so he spends the weekend in a hotel Holden is a pretty strangekid who can always find a way to get himself into trouble Holden constantlytalks about how he hates phony people and phony words He complains of howthe head master Thurman of Pency Prep is a phony person Holden says he isthe kind of guy who will treat you bad but will act polite and nice to yourparents when they visit Holden basically decides that almost everyone hemeets in his life is a phony He even gets disgusted with the advertisementfor Pency Prep The picture of the horse jumping over a fence is a falseimage in his opinion He says that he has never even seen a horse on thecampus Holden is also very curious Of all things he wonders where theducks go when the pond freezes over in the park He loves his red huntingcap that he bought for a dollar The cap serves as his way to be an individualStradtler is his roommate and they are fairly good friends Stradtler istwo years older than him so he is always going out on dates and has to listento Holden question him One time Stradtler goes out with one ofHoldenBCTJ long time friends Jane Gallagher and he has to listen toan earful from Holden Ackley is HoldenBCTJ neighbor and they are allright friends Ackley is the kind of guy though who can get onanybodyBCTJ nerves in a heart beat Ackley and Stradtler despise of eachother and rarely talk Ackley is very nosy and Holden does not understandwhy he puts
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