I could go on, but there is all too much insincerity and Holden is honestly uninterested in engaging in such a superficial, alienating society. We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. This paper will present a diagnosis for Holden, provide evidence for this claim, provide a hypothetical source for his syndrome, and then recommend a course of treatment. There have been shootings, films, television shows, music, and even other books written about The Catcher in the Rye. Holden is going through a really difficult time in his life right now and he is trying to cope with the situations the best way that he knows how. For example, he is very closely attached to his younger sister Phoebe.
The next section will cover how Holden fits these criteria. Boy do I hate it. He also has suicidal thoughts and is rather impulsive with his excessive spending and smoking and his wandering aimlessly around the city. Before the 1950s, teenagers were known to always be doing what their parents told them to do and to follow in the same footsteps as their parents. William Shakespeare closely tangles the play so every character and event plays an important role in the.
Salinger helps to convey what Post Traumatic Stress Disorder really is. Salinger wrote the the book The Catcher in the Rye in 1951. I felt like jumping out the window. A true psychotic, like Caulfield, is much more likely to be a pacifist, than a murderer. As someone who worked in crisis services for a few years, I can tell you, you know a borderline when you see one. Phoebe stands more of a guide for me in the book and her judgments were greatly trusted because she understands her brother and his needs. But there are definite hints in the text that Holden isn't just another normal teenager.
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1951. He gives hints that he may have experienced sexual abuse there, but with Holden it's difficult to tell if this is truly the case. The question is at what point in time was it appropriate to leave an overactive imagination in the past. He had a canker sore that had persisted for some time, and was plagued with constant fatigue. Holden Caulfield in 'Catcher in the Rye' exhibited various physicalsymptoms. Furthermore, enolase bound Plg in presence of activator tPa,. .
Imagine that the bullies would only get expelled like poor performers, instead of going to jail like killers p. There are one to several people involved in this and any number of bystanders who are aware of what is going on but who do nothing. Leymann outlined the stages of mobbing as starting with a conflict of some sort that is not effectively dealt with sometimes no fault of the victim, for example, incommunicative workplace managers. Frankly, even though they are unhappy at the core, a teenage potential borderline would have a much more exciting time than Holden does. His inability to interfere has evoked feelings of helplessness. He also has suicidal thoughts and is rather impulsive with his excessive spending and smoking and his wandering aimlessly around the city.
Caulfield may be a screw-up, more than a savior, but he has a generous heart and should be a paragon for those who believe in good deeds, not acts of violence. A few people have wanted to contact the author to ask what Holden's condition was, but he's a bit of an introvert. He's had to fend for himself. Holden Caulfield suffers… 884 Words 4 Pages attention in relation to war veterans, but it can result from a variety of traumatic incidents, such as mugging, rape, torture, being kidnapped or held captive, child abuse, car accidents, train wrecks, plane crashes, bombings, or natural disasters such as floods or earthquakes. About 1 of every 100 people in the world deal with schizophrenia during his or her lifetime and an estimated 24 million people worldwide are suffering with this disorder, with 2. People who are suffering from schizophrenia think and act in their own world, which sets them apart from the society around them.
Eye contact was not kept on touchy subjects and the patient shook his foot nervously. Schizophrenia, before modern science, was referred to as adolescent insanity because it is most likely to appear in young adults and teens Abramovitz 14. Either side of you they could have symptoms of depression. Before schizophrenia adopted its name, Kraepelin called this disease dementia praecox. What Is A Depressive Disorder? Question 2: Does Holden see sex as inherently degrading? Some do not even know what it is or how much it affects people 's lives.
In both scenarios, Holden was unable to step in and help the victims. His want to help people similar to the victims. Holden had no control over his brother's disease and could not have done anything to stop James Castle's suicide. General statement and significance Therefore Holden Caulfield has shown signs of depression throughout the book in The Catcher in the Rye. In the novel The Catcher in the Rye by J. It recounts her quest to establish spiritual authority as a result in personal visions and conversations with Jesus and God that she has. Diagnosis of Holden Caulfield Holden Caulfield is a troubled 16 year-old teen who has just been expelled from his fourth school.
Then the mobbers killed James, and, even then, no one but one teacher even wanted to get near his body and the killers remained free in society p. He constantly lies about his age for many reasons: drinks, girls etc. Holden said he didn't think he could handle being called up to war. I don't think his brother dying is outside of ordinary experience. San Diego: Lucent Books, 2002. Does it have to do with his feelings on and past bad experiences with sexuality? I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. In the novel, he often refers to himself as a yellow character.