Initial post of 300 words
Respond to J.D. Salinger’s “A Perfect day for a Bananafish.” You may use the following prompts to help you get started, or you may explore and interpretation of your own choosing. Remember to use textual evidence to support your claims and interpretations.
1. Salinger’s stories often criticize materialism in post war America. Describe how “A Perfect day for a Bananafish” might be an indictment of materialism.
2. Seymour tells Sybil a story about a fictional creatures he calls Bananafish. How might this story be metaphorical?