INDEX
Ackley, Robert, 2, 14, 28, 44, 67, 69, 72n.3, 84-85, 90-91, 96107-8, 112, 129, 134, 164; as an inauthentic Catholic, 18; as an obverse image to Holden, 77, 85
Adam, 2, 65
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ( Twain), 6, 8, 11-14, 21,41, 50-57, 153; compared with The Catcher in the Rye,57n. I, 165n. I
Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The ( Twain), 52
Affluent Society, The ( Galbraith), 127
Agnes.See Wickfield, Agnes
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 145
America, 41
American Communist Party, 157
"American Profanity" ( Mencken), 44
American Religion, 1-3
Angstrom, Rabbit ( Rabbit Run), 22
Antolini, Mr., 23, 28-29, 48, 56, 63, 6768, 76, 81-82, 97-99, 103, 105, 107, 112, 119-20, 141, 151; as a "catcher" figure, 74; as a homosexual figure, 66, 92, 98, 110, 120, 141; not as a homosexual figure, 18-20, 82; as a "pervert," 28; and his preference for older women, 113n.19, 120; as a substitute father, 65-66, 70, 141
Antolini, Mrs., 10, 48
Aristotle, 162
As I Lay Dying ( Faulkner), 3
Atlantic Monthly, 41
Atomic Age, 37
Austen, Jane, 67
Baby and Child Care ( Spock), 128
Barkley, Catherine ( A Farewell to Arms), 2
Barnes, Jake ( The Sun Also Rises), 2
Barr, Donald, 42
Barthes, Roland, 158
Beat movement, 14-15, 130
Behrman, S. N., 43
Benedict, Ruth, 126
Berger, Alfred, 144
Berne, Eric, 35
Bible, the, 2, 91, 117, 144
Bottome, Phyllis, 144
Boyd, Gordon ( The Field of Vision), 71
Bradley, A. C., 26-27, 29
breath: good and bad, 90-93, 101, 103
Brooke, Rupert, 82
Brossard, 129
Buchanan, Daisy ( The Great Gatsby), 25-26
Budd, Billy ( Billy Budd, Sailor), 21
Budenz, Louis, 157
Bundren, Darl ( As I Lay Dying), 3
Burns, Robert, 25, 106, 109, 112n.5, 119, 140
Byron, George Gordon, Lord, 116
Campbell, Joseph, 126
Camus, Albert, 22, 24, 115, 145
capitalism, 155
Capulets, the ( Romeo and Juliet), 107
Carraway, Nick ( The Great Gatsby), I‐ 3, 26, 73n.5
carrousel, the: ambiguities of: 100-101, 122
Castle, James, 60, 63, 65-66, 105, 117, 136, 139, 141, 163; as a representation of Holden's inflexible idealism, 74-75
Catherine.See Barkley, Catherine
Catholic World,41
Catholicism, 22, 137
Caulfield, Allie, 2-3, 14, 47-48, 56, 60, 71-72, 72n.2, 78, 86, 93, 117-18, 121, 143n.2; and his blessed and blessing spirit, 72; as a "catcher" figure, 74; as a saint figure, 25, 28, 68; as the subject of Holden's ailment, 81-84, 132-42
Caulfield, D.B., 2, 60, 111-12, 123, 133, 136, 139, 141-42; as a symbol of prostitution, 10, 22, 28, 34, 56, 65, 84, 127
Caulfield, Holden: as an ambivalent character, 106-7, 109, 113; his anger toward his father, 140; his "caul," 38-39, 94-95, 112, 113n.6, n.19; and the comfort and security found at the Museum of Natural History, 23-24, 56, 72, 77, 84, 88, 98; compared with Camus's ab

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