Originally Posted by SomewhereInTime72
You didn't understand it.
I think I got
it. Holden is supposed to be a crusader for youth and independence, constantly being told by everyone who and what he's supposed to be. He achieves his victory by not giving in to the demands. He doesn't fit into the world and prefers a fantasy world to it.
I just wanted there to be something more to it. When every other sentence is "I swear to God I'm crazy", you want a shooting spree or something.