Jerome David "J. D." Salinger

(1919 - 2010)

- an American author


The writer - 'The Catcher in the Rye'

(Updated on 13/04/2011)



The writer :

  • Obituary: JD Salinger
    "The son of a well-to-do Jewish businessman and Scots-Irish mother, Jerome David Salinger was born in New York in 1919 and grew up in uptown Manhattan."

'The Catcher in the Rye' :



  • Symbols
    "Most symbols and motifs of this novel, as in real life, are plastic, meaning that they can be interpreted in many different ways.
    Here is one set of symbols and a proposed interpretation:
    The ducks - The hunting hat - "Madman" - "Old..." - "Shoot the bull"

  • The Catcher in the Rye
    - Internal aspects - internal or intrinsic approach/criticism.
    - External aspects - external or extrinsic approach/criticism.
    - Links and things



  • The Catcher in The Rye
    "Explanation of the book The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger using clips from Igby Goes Down. Made for English Class."