What questions does Holden ask in the book The Catcher in the Rye?

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Holden has many questions in the Catcher in the Rye, most of his anxiety stems from his inability to get an answer to the question, why his little brother had to die at such a young age.  Holden experiences a deep sense of grief, most of which is too painful to confront and gets suppressed which causes Holden to experience depression.

Holden questions how his parents can go on with their lives when they lost a son.  How can people just move past such a momentous loss and go to work and continue as before, when nothing will ever be the same?  This offends...

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