Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall - Radio City Music Hall, with its...

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Unformatted text preview: Radio City Music Hall, with its Christmas show, the Rockettes, and the painfully sentimental war movie, symbolizes much of what Holden despises about inauthentic art that panders to the audience. Holden sees nothing religious or beautiful about the stage show. He thinks that "old Jesus probably would've puked if He could see it." The legendary precision of the Rockettes' chorus line leaves Holden cold. The movie is worse, because it manipulates the audience into a sentimental glorification of war and the military, which Holden despises. He couldn't even stand the Boy Scouts. A carrousel is a sort of motorized merry-go-round with seats that look like various animals, such as painted ponies, move up and down. Designed for children, some carrousels have a gold ring, perhaps 4 or 5 inches in diameter, hanging on the outer edge where the children might, with some...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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