Title Profile & Character Information

The Catcher in the Rye

Annotation
Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from prep school.

Characters
NameCaulfield, Holden
GenderMale

GenreClassic
Banned
Coming of age
Fiction
TopicsAlienation
Self-discovery
Teenagers
Teenage angst
Emotional isolation
Search for truth
SettingNew York City