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Who is the Real Holden Caulfield?

And what does he have to do with The Hunger Games?

IN A PREVIOUS ERA, a popular young adult character was assured that “Life is a game,” to which he replied: “Game, my ass.  Some game.  If you get on the side where all the hot-shots are, then it’s a game, all right – I’ll admit that.  But if you get on the other side, where there aren’t any hot-shots, then what’s a game about it?  Nothing.  No game.”  Given the chance, Katniss Everdeen, the sixteen year-old heroine of  The Hunger Games, might have identified with Holden Caulfield’s thinking, though in a considerably more literal way.

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