Essay about Catcher in Rye

The composition " Comin Thro the Rye" simply by Robert Melts away may be best-known today because of Holden Caulfields's misinterpretation of it in The Baseball catchers in the Rye. In the book, Caulfield relates his fantasy to his sister, Phoebe: he's the " catcher in the rye, " rescuing kids from slipping from a cliff. Phoebe corrects him, pointing out that poem is definitely not with regards to a " catcher" in the rye, but in regards to a girl that has met somebody in the rye for a hug (or more), got her underclothes moist (not for the first time), and is also dragging her way back to a polite (i. e., Puritanical) society that despises girls who have are " easy. " Robert Melts away, an honest guy, was demonstrating empathy for girls who were castigated for doing what all of the boys and men had a desire to do themselves. �

Comin Thro the Rye

by Robert Burns

modern English language translation by Michael R. Burch

O, Jenny's a' weet, poor human body,                � Oh yea, Jenny's almost all wet, poor body, Jenny's seldom dry out;                                 � Jenny's seldom dried out; She draigl't a' her petticoattie                  � She's draggin' every her petticoats Comin thro' the rye.                                � Comin' through the rye. �

Comin thro the rye, poor body,              � Comin' throughout the rye, poor body, Comin thro the rye,                                � Comin' throughout the rye. � She draigl't a'her petticoatie,                   � She has draggin' all her petticoats Comin thro the rye!                                � Comin' through the rye. �

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Comin thro the rye, poor body,              � Comin' through the rye, poor body, Comin thro the rye,                                � Comin' throughout the rye. � She draigl't a'her petticoatie,                   � She's draggin'...