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<=>>OHHW KKVLV WOPV ZVUKK TLHHU$Bildungsroman is a German wordmeaning “formation novel”Bildung = education° cultivation°formationRoman = novel• Just as we identify some stories ashorror or mystery° the Bildungsroman isa genre of writing±
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&SS VM WOLVL IIVVRV OHHYL VVTLWOPUN PUJJVTTVU+•They are coming²of²age stories in which themain character grows in wisdom±• They trace the physical° emotional°psychological° moral° and social developmentof the main character from youth to maturity±
&FtHMhJr Nin tMhJ 5yJPV VUL VM WOL TVVWMHHTVXV 'PSKKXUNVUVTHHUV VM HHSS±Let’s see if we can find the hallmarks of aBildungsroman in Holden’s story±• An emotional loss at the beginning of the storythat makes the protagonist set out on a journey±• The protagonist only gains maturity graduallyand through difficulty±• The main conflict is between the protagonistand society±