Catcher in the Rye, written by J.D. Salinger, is considered one of the most influential books of the 20th century. And it seems, we all want to know why.

I personally, am having many difficulties in getting into this book, so for now, I will post questions asked by fellow members (though paraphrased)
If anyone else has questions to add, PM them to me, and I will add them to this first post.

Member Questions:

1. How did you feel about the writing style of the book?

2. For what reason is this book so "hyped"?

3. Why do you think this book has become a modern classic?



More Questions!
1. If you were to perform a psychoanalysis of Holden, what would your diagnosis be?

2. What words of wisdom, if any, did you think that Holden provided?

3. How do you think the title relates to Holden as a character?

4. Why is Holden so afraid of phony people?