The Catcher in the Rye

What do suitcases symbolize for holden? Why do they disturb him?

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Suitcases symbolize social status..... prejudice about someone based upon mundane items that mean nothing in the scheme of things. Nice suitcases signify a lofty social status. Simple or inexpensive suitcases prejudice an observer as to the social status of their owners.


Catcher in the Rye