If I was going to pick one classic novel to read, it would not be The Great Gatsby or many of the texts that most schools require. I would choose The Catcher in the Rye. Holden is such a typical cynical teen and if people would give it a chance they would realize that kids haven’t changed. The problem that most people have with this book is that they have a hard time understanding written irony. If they can get over the challenge and begin to hear the story then it would be an instant favorite.
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