Catcher primer

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

Transcript of Catcher primer

  • 1. A house in the woods

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Most frequently banned booksCandide 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 PotterSeries 9. On the morning of December 8, 1980, he departed from theSheraton Hotel , leaving personal items in his hotel room for police to find. Chapman bought a copy ofThe Catcher in the Ryefrom 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 11. 12. 13. 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 personalexperiences 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 40s Dont get sore. Maybe I am yellow. It killed me.