Comparison of Adventure of Huckleberry Finn & Catcher in the Rye

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Does anyone happen to know a chapter in Catcher in the Rye that would be perfect to compare with chapter 31 of Huck Finn that is linked with the theme of rejection?. Thank You.
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ERM, can't remember the chapter, but when Holden wants to make a move on that girl he meets, and she doesn't want to and then he has a hissy fit about it. So you could explore rejection in that sense. He gets rejected a few times. Another time in the novel, when he gets kicks out of his school because of some other reason. You could explore the theme of rejection there.

Sorry I can't be much use! I hated the novel and I made a vow that I shall never pick it up ever AGAIN aha!
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ERM, can't remember the chapter, but when Holden wants to make a move on that girl he meets, and she doesn't want to and then he has a hissy fit about it. So you could explore rejection in that sense. He gets rejected a few times. Another time in the novel, when he gets kicks out of his school because of some other reason. You could explore the theme of rejection there.

Sorry I can't be much use! I hated the novel and I made a vow that I shall never pick it up ever AGAIN aha!
Aha I can understand what you mean, I don't enjoy it either but my coursework is on it.. But yeah thanks for the help, kinda makes it a bit easier.
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