Jessica Perez J.D. Salinger The Catcher In The Rye
Jerome David Salinger <ul><li>Born January 1, 1919 </li></ul><ul><li>Raised in Manhattan, New York </li></ul><ul><li>Known...
World War II <ul><li>Used his proficiency in French and German to interrogate prisoners of war </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitali...
Sylvia <ul><li>Signed up for de-Nazification duty in Germany </li></ul><ul><li>There, he met a woman named Sylvia </li></u...
The Catcher In The Rye <ul><li>His first novel, published July 16, 1951 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was immediately successful &...
Murders Connected to  CitR <ul><li>Mark David Chapman murdered John Lennon (1980) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wanted to change h...
Holden Morissey Caulfield <ul><li>The protagonist of  CitR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Originally from Salinger’s short story  S...
<ul><li>“ That’s a deer shooting hat.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Like hell it is. This is a people shooting hat. I shoot people ...
<ul><li>“ I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It's awful. If I'm on my way to the store to buy a magazin...
<ul><li>Chapter 1,  CitR </li></ul><ul><li>“ It was that kind of a crazy afternoon, terrifically cold, and no sun out or a...
Cultural References <ul><li>Films </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tropic Thunder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wedding Crashers </li></...
Works Cited <ul><li>Wikipedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>Deviantart.com </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Jessica Perez J.D. Salinger The Catcher In The Rye
  2. 2. Jerome David Salinger <ul><li>Born January 1, 1919 </li></ul><ul><li>Raised in Manhattan, New York </li></ul><ul><li>Known for writing The Catcher In The Rye </li></ul><ul><li>Dated Oona O’Neill, who eventually married Charlie Chaplin </li></ul>
  3. 3. World War II <ul><li>Used his proficiency in French and German to interrogate prisoners of war </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitalized for combat stress reaction </li></ul><ul><li>Later told his daughter, &quot;You never really get the smell of burning flesh out of your nose entirely, no matter how long you live.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sylvia <ul><li>Signed up for de-Nazification duty in Germany </li></ul><ul><li>There, he met a woman named Sylvia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Married her in 1945 & brought her to America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The two divorced eight months later </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sylvia returned to Germany & they haven’t spoken since </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Catcher In The Rye <ul><li>His first novel, published July 16, 1951 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was immediately successful & led to unwanted attention </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From 1961-1982 it was the most censored book in schools and libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It was challenged for vulgar language, promotion of rebellion, drinking, smoking, and promiscuity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many teachers were fired for assigning it in class </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Murders Connected to CitR <ul><li>Mark David Chapman murdered John Lennon (1980) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wanted to change his name to Holden Caulfield </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Was carrying the book when he was arrested </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read a passage from the book at his sentencing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>John Hinkley, Jr. attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan (1981) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The book was found in his hotel room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>However, there is no proof the book encouraged him </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Holden Morissey Caulfield <ul><li>The protagonist of CitR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Originally from Salinger’s short story Slight Rebellion off Madison </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Seventeen telling the story, sixteen when the events occurred </li></ul><ul><li>Kept in a mental facility where he is psychoanalyzed </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent and sensitive, but bitter </li></ul><ul><li>Wants to protect childhood innocence from the world </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>“ That’s a deer shooting hat.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Like hell it is. This is a people shooting hat. I shoot people in this hat.” </li></ul><ul><li>(Page 22, CitR ) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>“ I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It's awful. If I'm on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I'm going, I'm liable to say I'm going to the opera. It's terrible.” </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter 3, CitR </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Chapter 1, CitR </li></ul><ul><li>“ It was that kind of a crazy afternoon, terrifically cold, and no sun out or anything, and you felt like you were disappearing every time you crossed a road.” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Cultural References <ul><li>Films </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tropic Thunder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wedding Crashers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Big Fat Liar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saved by the Bell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drake and Josh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hey Arnold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boy Meets World </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gilmore Girls </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Perks of Being a Wallflower </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ace of Base “Life Is A Flower” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Offspring “Get it Right” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Day “Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Billy Joel “We Didn’t Start The Fire” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guns N’ Roses </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Works Cited <ul><li>Wikipedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>Deviantart.com </li></ul>

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