Some people love it. Some people hate it. But there’s never an in between.
Which side are you on?
Personally, I love Catcher in the Rye, mostly because I’m one of those philosophical literature geeks who loves a good flawed character and questions about society.
Holden Caulfield may think everyone is a phony and quit everything he starts, but he’s a good guy at heart.
Do YOU hate Catcher in the Rye? Check out these videos. Just maybe, your mind will be changed.
All of these videos feature the wonderful John Green, author of The Fault in our Stars, who is clearly just as much of a geek about this book as me.
For some enthusiasm:
For some appreciative analysis (you can find part 2 on YouTube):
And finally, if you’re convinced, an excerpt: