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Thoughts on "The Catcher in the Rye"

This survey is designed to assess current opinions of JD Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" for use in a research paper evaluating the relevance of the novel to modern adolescents.
How old were you when you read "The Catcher in the Rye?"
What was your opinion of the novel?
liked it
hated it
it was ok
it changed my life
This book, though written in 1945, is still wildly controversial. Why do you think it would be considered a dangerous one for adolescents to read?
profanity
sexual references
racism
anti-establishment
would corrupt youth
other
In your opinion, do you think this novel is worth reading/ teaching or has it become irrelevant and unimportant?
no, it's out of date
no, it's boring and a waste of time
yes, it still represents adolescence well
yes, it is still important in the study of literature because of its historical significance
Were you ever told, for any reason, NOT to read "The Catcher in the Rye?"
yes
no
If so, what were the reasons given?
Who told you not to read the book?
parent
teacher
friend
other adult
What other thoughts would you like to share about "The Catcher in the Rye?"
This poll was created on 2010-11-11 18:47:06 by mamaingrid