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Catcher In The Rye Essay

1483 words - 6 pages

An Awakening Image Girls can be a little trouble. I'm not sexist or anything, in fact I'm in love with girls. I go out with them all the time, and I always have a back up girl in my mind that I call in case anything goes wrong with the first one. That's just the kind of guy I am. I'm able to do that. Not many guys are. I have the ability to have girls come to me; I don't have to do any of the work. It's as if they are magnetized to me or something. But there was this one time that things didn't go as planned, and out of all my girls I've gone out with, which I must say there are more than I can count, this is the one I remember best. Jane Gallagher was her name, and boy was she something. But don't get any ideas, I don't want you to jump to conclusions, I want you to hear my story, it's nothing special or anything, in fact I don't even know why I'm telling this. I should in fact write it down or something and turn it in to English class when he gives us another essay to write. I'll start from the beginning and lead you into it. I came back to my dorm at half time from our football game up at Pency High School, and my roommate was there, Holden Caulfield. I guess he's an ok guy, but he is just so weird. He isn't the guy that I would hang out with out though, he would seriously ruin my image. That's pretty hard to do, but he can do it, so can that kid Ackley, he's our roommate across the bathroom, he's a moron that guy. Anyway back to my story, I had a big date and I started getting ready, and plus I had to rush because my date was waiting in the Annex. I had everything coming to me at once. You ever get that, when your in a rush and everything goes wrong, everything seems to slow you down, and everything seems to annoy you, well this was one of those times. I was shaving because first I look like crap with hair growing all over my face. But the first shave wasn't so good, so had to shave a second time, making things go even later, and then I have Holden next to me trying to be annoying turning the stupid washbowl on and off. I wanted to punch him in the face but I didn't have the time, I'd rather have fifteen more minutes with Jane in the backseat of the car then I would with punching Holden. And plus I couldn't punch Holden, I had to ask him to do me a favor before I left.I had this stupid project to do for English class. This stupid essay, I hate writing essays, I guess they're good for you in the end, but they are just so time consuming, why can't they give an essay that's fun to write, like when we were little kids or something. I can only recall one essay I wrote for English class this year, it was on this one book called"¦ugh"¦I can't remember it right now, but all the other essays assigned I've had other people write them fo"¦Oh! I remember now, The Catcher in the Rye, yeah that's what it was called. It wasn't bad, but I liked the essay. You had to write a scene from the novel in another person's view of...

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