Ms. Gokturk

Composition                                                                                         Name:__________________

 

Is Holden Mentally Ill?

Holden is telling his story to a psychiatrist at a rest home in CA. What specifically seem to be his problems? Decide with your partner with which traits you agree or disagree and back your findings with evidence from the text.

 

Psychological Trait

Agree/Disagree (Explain)

Cited Passage(s) (Facts or Supporting Quotes)

Exaggeration

 

 

 

 

 

Depression

 

 

 

 

 

Isolation/Alienation

 

 

 

 

 

Violent Outbursts

 

 

 

 

Lying

 

 

 

 

 

Nervousness

 

 

 

 

 

Fantasy World

 

 

 

 

 

Emotionally Unstable

 

 

 

 

 

Immature Relationships with Women

                                

 

 

 

Other Issues/Problems?