CliffsNotes on Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

CliffsNotes on Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

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by Stanley P. Baldwin, Kelly Vlcek
     
 

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

CliffsNotes on The Catcher in the Rye introduces you to a coming-of-age

Overview


The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

CliffsNotes on The Catcher in the Rye introduces you to a coming-of-age novel with a twist. J.D. Salinger's best-known work is more realistic, more lifelike and authentic than some other representatives of the genre. Get to know the unforgettable main character, Holden Caulfield, as he navigates the dangers and risks of growing up.

This study guide enables you to keep up with all of the major themes and symbols of the novel, as well as the characters and plot. You'll also find valuable information about Salinger's life and background. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of major players
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • Critical essays
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764585913
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
Cliffs Notes Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
130,176
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.28(d)

Meet the Author


STANLEY P. BALDWIN received his M.A. in English from the University of Kentucky. He is a writer and teacher living in Nebraska.

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CliffsNotes on Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye 2.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
short books notes are a waste of time and money the trick is first chapter and last and one ir two chapter first paragraphs in middle also borrow anyway
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent tool!  Sparknotes, Cliffnotes, Shmoop are never replacements for actually reading.  However, they are a very important tool for students who are trying to grasp at difficult concepts, abstract ideas or even hidden meanings.  I am always irked by those who look down their noses at  students who are just trying to  understand.  After all, we can't take our English teacher home with us !  
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You need to get the actual book, please!