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Holden explains to Phoebe that all he wants to be is the catcher in the rye. He pictures himself wearing a giant mitt, ready to catch kids as they fall off a cliff while playing in the rye. The kids represent childhood. The field represents innocence.
The fall from the cliff represents the fall from innocence. Holden represents the attempt to shelter kids from growing up, and more personally, represents his desire to avoid the harshness of adult life.
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Holden mistakes the words in the song, much in the same way he mistakes the cause of his torment—it comes from himself, not from others.
Allie had died several years earlier and his death made a lasting impression on Holden. It represents innocence and goodness.
He mentions the hat every time he wears it, symbolic of his desire to mention how independent he is. The fact that he often takes it off when around people he knows highlights his conflict between wanting isolation and wanting companionship.
The Museum of Natural History: Holden finds the museum appealing because everything in it stays the same. He later finds it written in another part of the school and then again at the Museum of Natural History.
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The taunting nature of the phrase represents his own inability to protect himself from the trials of adulthood. The Ducks in Central Park: Holden wonders where the ducks go in the winter when the pond in Central Park freezes over.
The fact that they come back brings Holden some consolation, insomuch that the change in the pond is temporary.
It also stands in contrast to the permanent loss he experiences with the death of Allie. For Further Reading Holden makes several allusions to literary works in the novel. Refresh your memory by checking out these study guides: Romeo and Juliet and The Great Gatsby.
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He leaned against the bar of the Old Home Sample Room, the most gilded and urbane saloon in Cato, Missouri, and requested the bartender to join him in "The Good Old Summer Time," the waltz of the day. And that hat shows up over and over again at important moments—writing the composition about Allie's baseball mitt, staring at himself in the mirror and pretending to be tough after Stradlater punches him, yelling "Sleep tight, ya morons" down the corridor.
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