The Catcher in the Rye

what other ideas can be realted to this quote""My brother D.B.'s a writer and all, and my brother Allie, the one that died, that I told you about, was a wizard. I'm the only really dumb one"

need to connect my topic self-esteem with another idea that is present in this scene

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This really speaks to how Holden feels about himself. Calling himself "dumb" is a self-esteem issue. It is also an easy way out (Holden thinks) to not try at anything or even form positive relationships.