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The Catcher into the Rye

Allusions

Chapter 1

Literary

In the event that you want to know the truth if you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don’t feel like going into it.

It is an allusion to the novel David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, which informs the whole tale associated with name character’s youth.

Chapter 2

Literary

“I passed English all right,” we stated, “because we had all that Beowulf and Lord Randal My Son stuff once I is at the Whooton School.”

This estimate contains allusions into the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf plus the Anglo-Scottish ballad Lord Randall. Continue reading