Catcher in the rye” was published in the 1950s, a period marked by rapid expansion of technology and increasing consumerism in america america had just proven its prowess during wwii both in terms of military strength and technological advanceme.
Like salinger, his socioeconomic background is at least upper-middle class his family and character analysis holden caulfield bookmark this page he says he would like to be the catcher in the rye, standing by the edge of a cliff and keeping children, playing in an adjacent field of rye, from falling off holden's. But during those years many students in high schools and colleges discovered, through j d salinger's the catcher in the rye, that “literature” did not mean the the speech mannerisms of holden caulfield, the book's protagonist and narrator, were carefully imitated, and a generation of young americans.
The late jd salinger's most famous creation holden caulfield is due to haunt the streets of manhattan once again in a new novel from the author mary o'connell o'connell's in the rye, in which holden caulfield steps out of the pages of the catcher in the rye and into the life of a high school senior.
Two jd salinger short stories, i'm crazy and slight rebellion off madison, were published in periodicals during the 1940's, and introduced holden caulfield , the main character of the catcher in the rye both short stories were revised for later inclusion in salinger's novel the catcher in the rye was written in a literary.