When J D Salinger released The Catcher in the Rye in 1951, he might not have envisioned it becoming as popular as it is today. Its translation into almost all the major languages in the world confirms its growing popularity. Adolescent are finding it easier to identify with Holden Caulfield because of his rebellious nature. This traction explains its continued use in schools. When it is time to write a The Catcher in the Rye essay, there are the points to consider.
Read through the novel several times. It is only 214 pages of ordinary English. Reading it several times gives grasp of all the facts you need for your paper. Have a note book where you record all important points that will anchor your discussion.
Pick a topic that is captivating to your mind. Such a topic will prove easier to work on. If it is interesting to you, your mind will generate insight that improves the quality of your paper. Avoid ideas that have been explored by other writers exhaustively. Readers tend to bypass such papers. Make your topic unique and specific.
Plain instructions are easily misunderstood. Other aspects like the formatting style to use, the topic and perspective also need to be thought out. Consulting gives you confidence that you have taken the right approach. It also saves time other than completing the paper wrongly only to be told to redo it.
Create a framework indicating the ideas you intend to explore and the order they will appear. For each point, include supporting minor points. They should be relevant to the topic and factual.
Having prepared adequately, draft your essay ensuring that formatting is correct and consistent. Edit the paper before handing it over. If you had consulted during drafting, there will be minimal corrections.