10 Holden Caulfield Quotes About Life That Are 100% Accurate

10 Holden Caulfield Quotes About Life That Are 100% Accurate

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If one could describe Holden Caulfield in three words, they’d probably be: Angsty, obnoxious, and anti-phony.   The sixteen-year-old protagonist of J.D. Salinger’s iconic and only novel, The Catcher in the Rye, has annoyed, baffled, and offended readers since its release in 1951. His manic antics, obsession with calling out society, and sensitive statements have managed to make The Catcher in the Rye one of the most read novels (and most banned novels) of all-time. While some of his statements are indeed offensive and bizarre, this angsty teen has some pretty on-the-mark views about life.   Here are ten of Holden’s quotes about life that …

You Need to Listen to Holden Caulfield’s Spotify Playlist

You Need to Listen to Holden Caulfield’s Spotify Playlist

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Oh, Holden Caulfied. You have captured the minds of young folk with your phenomenal angst, and sublime dedication to labeling everyone besides yourself as an unbelievable phony. Unfortunately, your creator has passed (R.I.P. J. D. Salinger, January 27th, 2010), but, while your distaste for subscribing to the norm still exists, I wonder what would’ve been playing in your headphones during those drunken cab rides in New York.   Who was motivating your bitterness? Here are a selection of songs that Holden, in my opinion, would have been fond of. It is one of your favorite literary character’s Spotify playlist, a Holden-esque montage of self-loathing that …