The Catcher in the Rye

“ The Catcher in the Rye is about a teenage idealist who becomes submerged in the seamy side of adult society and almost succumbs.” Discuss.

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I don't think this is especially accurate. Holden does touch the "seamy" side of adult society but he finds he feels isolated even from that. He dismisses this world just as he dismisses the world of school and teachers.