Bildungsroman.pdf - Bildungsroman Catcher in the Rye What does this word mean Bildungsroman is a German word meaning \u201cformation novel\u201d Bildung =

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<=>>OHHW KKVLV WOPV ZVUKK TLHHU$ Bildungsroman is a German word meaning “formation novel” Bildung = education° cultivation° formation Roman = novel • Just as we identify some stories as horror or mystery° the Bildungsroman is a genre of writing±
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&SS VM WOLVL IIVVRV OHHYL VVTLWOPUN PU JJVTTVU+ •They are coming²of²age stories in which the main character grows in wisdom± • They trace the physical° emotional° psychological° moral° and social development of the main character from youth to maturity±
&FtHMhJr Nin tMhJ 5yJ PV VUL VM WOL TVVW MHHTVXV 'PSKKXUNVUVTHHUV VM HHSS± Let’s see if we can find the hallmarks of a Bildungsroman in Holden’s story± • An emotional loss at the beginning of the story that makes the protagonist set out on a journey± • The protagonist only gains maturity gradually and through difficulty± • The main conflict is between the protagonist and society±

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