Can Teens Today Relate to ‘The Catcher in the Rye’?

Can Teens Today Relate to ‘The Catcher in the Rye’?

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There is no question that teen rebellion is universal, and arguably generic. It is a healthy part of every kid’s development as it aids them in finding out who they truly are. Though rebellion is widespread, the subject matter of it varies.     One could argue that class, race and gender can have an effect on the outcomes of rebellion, which could bring us to an interesting topic of discussion: Has The Catcher in the Rye’s Holden Caulfield aged well in terms of being a relatable protagonist? Does he speak to this generation the way he did to previous …