The Catcher in the Rye

Why is Holden so affected by his classmates suicide?

Did he know the student who committed suicide well? If not, why did it cause him so much trauma?

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James Castle? James death preoccupies Holden's mind, he has a hard time getting away from the suicide, especially since James was wearing his coat.


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