10. You can affect generations and be a social recluse at the same time.
9. It’s not always wrong to like an anti-hero.
8. Prep schools are full of kids who cut their toenails, smoke cigarettes, squeeze their pimples, and quarrel.
7. ‘Give her the time in your car’ doesn’t mean telling her what time it is.
6. The institution is never as it’s shown on the brochure.
5. Friday night “steak night” is a ruse to fool the visiting mothers who ask their kids on Sundays what they ate for dinner Friday.
4. It isn’t always worth pleading your way out of expulsion for failing 4 of your 5 classes.
3. You never know who you’ll meet on a train to Trenton.
2. Breaking the rules isn’t always negative.
… and the #1 Thing You Can learn from JD Salinger’s Catcher In The Rye is:
1. The simpler the word, the louder it’s heard.
… and the Extra Thing You Can learn from JD Salinger’ Catcher In The Rye is:
0. Never play with someone else’s money.
Goddamn money. It always ends up making you blue as hell.
Whether or not you support a film version of the book, you must admit there is a possibility of our beloved book becoming a movie. So, I ask you, dear followers, to create your dream cast for a movie and submit it! All the major characters are required, and if you’d like to include minor ones, please do so!
Holden Caulfield inspired style.