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This study aims at understanding the difficulties of life of a teenager and his alienation in order to protect himself with the example of "The catcher in the Rye" by J. Salinger. The object of research in this paper is the process of revealing a teenager as a person, Holden, and preparing this person for adult independent life


teenager growing up bildungsroman self-protection

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Bozorova Viloyat Muzaffarovna and Maqsudova Mohigul Usmonovna 2021. Alienation as a form of self-protection; the painfulness of growing up in the book "The Catcher in the Rye" of J.D. Salinger. International Journal on Integrated Education. 4, 3 (Mar. 2021), 189-192. DOI:


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