The Question and Answer section for The Catcher in the Rye is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Holden believes that the adult world is vile and corrupt. He strives to maintain his own child-like purity in a world that won't allow him to. One example of this is when he witnesses a particulalrly vulgar phrase carved onto the wall of his...
One of the biggest reasons I left Elkton Hills was because I was surrounded by phonies. That's all.
You remember I said before that Ackley was a slob in his...
I'm sorry, I do not understand the basis of your question. Lying and deception on the part of a character in the novel? Holden? Or someone who lies and decieves him?