The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye book cover
Start Your Free Trial

Compare the protagonists of The Catcher in the Rye and Huckleberry Finn

Expert Answers info

lizbv eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2005

write158 answers

starTop subjects are Literature and History

Both characters were early archetypes for the adolescent male portrayed as protagonist in American literature. Both are dissatisfied by the society they must live within; Huck hates being "sivilized" by the widow Douglas and

(The entire section contains 108 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

check Approved by eNotes Editorial