The Catcher in the Rye

Holden Family

Evaluate Holden's family dynamic, what is the effectiveness of his family support system?

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There isn't much of a family dynamic. Holden feels a profound sense of loss when it comes to his family. He is disconnected from his parend and older brother DB. He mourns the loss of his brother Allie. The only respite he feels is through the innocence of his little sister Phoebe.