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This is the PPT I share with my juniors before we read Catcher in class

This is the PPT I share with my juniors before we read Catcher in class

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  • This the house where JD Salinger lived for many years when he moved to Cornish, NH from New York City


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  • 8. Most frequently banned books Candide The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Brave New World 1984 The Catcher in the Rye Lolita I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings The Anarchist Cookbook The Satanic Verses Harry Potter Series
  • 9. On the morning of December 8, 1980, he departed from the Sheraton Hotel , leaving personal items in his hotel room for police to find. Chapman bought a copy of The Catcher in the Rye from a New York book store, in which he wrote "This is my statement" and signed it "Holden Caulfield", who is the protagonist of the novel .
  • 10. John Hinckley
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  • 14. Enduring Understandings The Catcher in the Rye -The prosperity and conformity that marked the 1950's set the stage for the rebellion that shaped the late 60's and early 70's   -Writers often use personal experiences to provide insights to the reader about life's larger issues   -Writers often use a variety of styles and techniques to engage and persuade their audience   -It is natural for adolescents to mask deep-seated personal problems about growing up and relating to others.
  • 15. As you read, be aware of. . . Stream on consciousness writing Hyperbole Slang, jargon from the late 40’s “ Don’t get sore.” “ Maybe I am yellow.” “ It killed me.”