Here are some book quotes that illustrate the usage of figurative languages. Innocence Themes in literary works are recurring, unifying subjects or ideas, motifs that allow us to understand more deeply the characters and their world. Gin a body meet a body Coming thro' the rye, Gin a body kiss a body— Need a body cry? He is haunted by the thought of Allie in the rainy cemetery surrounded by tombstones and dead people. Theoretical Study of Metaphor 1. At one point he ends up at a museum, where he contrasts his life with the statues of Eskimos on display.
We see that his maturity and his ability to speak calmly about the events of the story is hard-earned. After leaving his parents' apartment, Holden then drops by to see a former, and much admired, English teacher, Mr. Holden then takes Phoebe to the Central Park Zoo, where he watches with a bittersweet joy as she rides a carousel. Antolini tells Holden that it is the stronger man who lives humbly, rather than dies nobly, for a cause. All camps in this debate, in fact, suffer from serious misunderstandings of the nature of objectivity. This shows his internal conflict of wanting to be different, but not be judged.
In line with this approach, she considers issues such as servant speech, political metaphors, retention of the Portuguese language, and linguistic hybrids. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2002. Alexander Eliot has been a professional writer since 2006. Such small details add credibility to the story and make it easier for the readers to immerse into it. Adulthood is always tragic, because it involves growing into sexuality. In addition to the humor added to the story though sometimes quite bitter the irony also may show the ability of the character to stay strong against the harsh life they have to endure. Another way in which Phoebe is slowly becoming a phony and betraying Holden is by her role as Benedict Arnold in her school's play.
These concerns may have stemmed largely from the death of his brother, Allie. Holden wants to catch children before they fall out of innocence into knowledge of the adult world, including knowledge of sex. Holden comforted Jane when she was distressed, and it bothers him that Jane may have been subjected to sexual advances from her drunken stepfather or from her date, Holden's roommate, Stradlater. Holden decides to move out west; he relays these plans to his sister, who decides she wants to go with him. In Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation.
The particular trait of the flashback that defines it and distinguishes it from the other methods of figurative language is that we already know the end of the story — at least Holden is alive — but still, we gradually learn how the story happened and what caused him to become the person he is now. However, he still pays her for her time. It is his catch-all for describing the superficiality, hypocrisy, pretension, and shallowness that he encounters in the world around him. A translator who examines a text with a view to translating it will have a number of concerns. Holden spends a total of three days in the city, characterized largely by drunkenness and loneliness. Holden associate himself with the ducks strongly.
He thinks of Jane Gallagher, for example, not as a maturing young woman but as the girl with whom he used to play checkers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980. We use it often in our mundane language, when we try to describe the unknown event or item, comparing it to the already known ones. She is around the age of ten and on the brink of corruption, about to become a phony. After being expelled from the school for poor grades, Holden packs up and leaves the school in the middle of the night after an altercation with his roommate. Symbolism Symbolism is a technique in which an object or occurrence in a literary work is symbolic of an abstract theme or idea.
It showed Holden's feelings of a genuine character. Nothing reveals his image of these two worlds better than his fantasy about the catcher in the rye: he imagines childhood as an idyllic field of rye in which children romp and play; adulthood, for the children of this world, is equivalent to death—a fatal fall over the edge of a cliff. The novel focuses on Holden Caulfield, a teenager who runs off to New York City and embodies youth angst and rebellion in America. As his thoughts about the Museum of Natural History demonstrate, Holden fears change and is overwhelmed by complexity. The concern about faithfulness and unfaithfulness in translating has given rise to unnumerous violent gender metaphors. The similes that we see in the Catcher in the Rye exemplify this, there is much use of cursing. This is one of my favorite books, and it never gets old.
He sees the latter as a better place and wants no children to have to face growing up like he does. He is clearly burdened by the death of his younger brother and suicide of his roomate and all of these emotions come to a climax as he leaves his boarding school to return to New York for winter br … eak. She is certainly more conventional than Holden in her tastes and manners. Stopping asking others and the decision to go and find out by himself is mature one and it symbolizes his transition from a child to the young adult. At times, she exhibits great maturity and even chastises Holden for his immaturity. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye.