15557. Parallels and Differences in the Quests of Stephen Dedalus and Holden Caulfield.
Compares the main characters in the novels of Joyce (A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man), and Sallinger (The Catcher in the Rye). Differences in character, ambition and religious influences are discussed; in addition, it is argued that both characters want to be "helpers," and both undergo "hellish" experiences before having epiphanies about their lives. 9 pages, 19 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
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