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Catcher in the Rye

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"I felt like jumping out the window"

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What I really felt like, though, was committing suicide. I felt like jumping out the window. I probably would've done it, too, if I'd been sure somebody'd cover me up as soon as I landed. I didn't want a bunch of stupid rubbernecks looking at me when I was all gory.

Which answer does NOT provide an accurate analysis of Holden's feelings as expressed in the excerpt above?

A

Holden would rather kill himself in a manner that would be less bloody.

B

Holden is descending into a deep depression.

C

Holden's logic and emotions are full of contradictions.

D

Holden is concerned with how other people view him.

E

Holden's reason for staying alive is that he would rather not have “phonies” judge him.