Growing inevitability vs fear.

J.D. Salinger wants the reader to recognize that growing up is inevitable and ultimately nothing to fear.

Themes: 1. Loneliness/Alienation/Meltdown

  1. Depression/Madness/Suicide
  2. Women/Sex
  3. Phoniness
  4. Childhood and Growing Up Think about the symbols that have appeared and you might want to incorporate or weave them into your analysis.

Discss growing in the following animals;

  1. Ducks
  2. Red Hunting Hat
  3. Carousel
  4. Allie’s Baseball mitt
  5. Museum

Sample Solution