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When being a teenager it can be very lonesome and depressing Many teenagers can feel this way and release their stress by smoking or drinking two very dangerous things Teenagers can feel lonely at times and go through a depression that may always occur In The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger Holden is constantly feeling lonesome and depressed about everything Holden is depressed because he has this unrealistic love for this one perfect girl Jane Gallagher which he cant get over Jane Gallagher is able to represent and symbolize Holden because of his idealistic love for her Throughout this novel Holden always undergoes loneliness depression and alienated around others Whenever at Pencey Holden would be alone and feel alone without any friends to hang out with pg 5 Holden doesnt like being lonely but he doesnt really try to make himself feel any less lonely He isnt fitting in with the other guys that attend Pencey so this causes him to be depressed sometimes While in New York he wants to call someone on the phone just to talk to them for no reason This shows that he really needs someone to just sit and chat with him because Holden feels like he has no one Holden feels like he is constantly alone and this causes him to be depressed a lot of times Another example is when Holden invites Carl Luce to lunch even though Holden doesnt even like this guy In this situation this shows that Holden is very desperate to find someone to talk to because he doesnt even like Carl Luce Holden invites Carl Luce to eat just to have someone with him so he wont feel so depressed or lonesome anymore Part of the reason while he was so lonely and depressed was because of his idealistic love for this one girl Jane Gallagher Jane Gallagher symbolizes Holden because he has a very strong love for her that
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