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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye

American Pop Culture: 1940s
  • ABC-CLIO: Daily Life through History
  • Pop Culture Universe
Web Sites
Pop Culture Goes to War in the 1940s


Web Sites
IMCA Carousel History Page
The Golden Age of the Carousel
IF Internet Fairground History: Carousel Research

Central Park Carousel

The Coney Island Carousel in Central Park

Carousels in Parks: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Holden Caulfield as Narrator
  • Questia School
Web Sites
SparkNotes: The Catcher in the Rye: Analysis of Major Characters

Central Park
  • ABC-CLIO: Daily Life through History
Web Sites
History | Your Complete Guide to Central Park
A Complete Online History of the World's Most Famous Public Park
Central Park
Central Park, New York City

Mark David Chapman

  • Biography in Context
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Web Sites
Mark David Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon

Fifth Avenue

Web Sites
Manhattan History - Fifth Avenue - Trade Pursues Fashion
Fifth Avenue, New York City

Grand Central Station
  • ABC-CLIO: Daily Life through History
  • eLibrary Curriculum Edition
  • Pop Culture Universe

Web Sites
Grand Central Terminal (History)

Grand Central Terminal: From the Ashes

New York Grand Central Terminal

Museum of Natural History
Web Sites
The American Museum of Natural History - History
The Upper West Side: Central Park West: The American Museum of Natural History
Timeline: The History of the American Museum of Natural History

Penn Station

Web Sites
New York Architecture Images- Penn Station
Penn Station in New York City: Pennsylvania Station Was Once an Architectural Treasure

The End of Penn Station

J. D. Salinger
  • Biography in Context
  • ABC-CLIO: American History
  • Pop Culture Universe
  • EBSCOhost Web: Biography Collection Complete
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Symbols in The Catcher in the Rye
Databases and eBooks
  • Facts on File: Bloom's Literary Reference Online
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (eBooks)
  • Literature Resource Center
  • LitFinder for Schools
  • Questia School
Web Sites
Shmoop Beta: The Catcher in the Rye
SparkNotes: The Catcher in the Rye: Themes, Motifs & Symbols

MLA Works Cited Examples

Book with One Author or Editor
Diner, Steven J. A Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998.
Streussguth, Thomas, ed. Custer’s Last Stand. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Presss, 2003. Print.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
(Diner 36).
(Streussguth 56).

Book with Two Authors or Editors
Bloom, Jonathan and Sheila Blair. Islam: A Thousand Years of Faith and Power. New Haven: Yale
University Press, 2002. Print.

Hinshaw, John and Paul Le Blanc, eds. U.S. Labor in the Twentieth Century: Studies in Working Class
Struggles and Insurgency. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books, 2000. Print.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
(Bloom and Blair 27).

(Hinshaw and Le Blanc 112).

Book with Three Authors or Editors
Lowi, Theodore, Benjamin Ginsberg, and Steve Jackson, eds. Analyzing American Government: American
Government, Freedom and Power. 3rd ed. New York: Norton, 1994. Print.
Kerns, Kathryn A., Josefina M. Contreras, and Angela M. Neal-Barnett, eds. Family and Peers: Linking Two
Social Worlds. Westport: Praeger, 2000. Print.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
(Lowi, Ginsberg, and Jackson 78).
(Kerns, Contreras, and Neal-Barnett 96).

Book with More than Three Authors
Gilman, Sandor, et al. Hysteria beyond Freud. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. Print.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
(Gilman et al. 25).

Book with No Author or Editor
Peterson's Annual Guides to Graduate Study. 33rd ed. Princeton, NJ: Peterson's Guides. 1999. Print.

Parenthetical (In Text) Citation
(Peterson's Annual Guides to Graduate Study 128).

Two or More Books by the Same Author
Garcia, Cristina. The Aguero Sisters. New York: Ballantine, 1998. Print.
---. Monkey Hunting. New York: Ballantine. 2003. Print.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
(Garcia, The Angum Sisters 46).
(Garcia, Monkey Hunting, 37).

Online Sources
Enitre Web Site
Felluga, Dino. Guide to Literary and Critical Theory. Purdue University, 28 Nov. 2003. Web. 10 Jan. 2011.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

Article on a Web Site
Crowe, Liam. "Introducing a New Dog to Your Household Pack." SPCA International. Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 2010. Web. 21 July 2010.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

Page on a Web Site
"How to Make Vegetarian Chili." eHow, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2009.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
("How to Make Vegetarian Chili").

Ember, Melvin and Carol Ember, eds. Countries and Their Cultures. 2001. Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Gale. MCC Libraries, Rochester, NY. Web. 16 Dec. 2005.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

Article in an Online Magazine
Bernstein, Mark. "10 Tips on Writing the Living Web." A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites.
A List Apart Mag., 16 Aug. 2002. Web. 4 May 2009.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

Article in an Online Scholarly Journal
Dolby, Nadine. “Research in Youth Culture and Policy: Current Conditions and Future Directions.”
Social Work and Society: The International Online-Only Journal 6.2 (2008): n. pag. Web. 20 May 2009.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

Article in an Online Newspapaper
Frankel, Max."Warren Commission Found No Foreign Power Involved in Kennedy Assasination." New York
Times. 28 Sept. 1964. 1. Proquest Historical Newspapers. Web. 5 March, 2009.
"Scouting the Climate." Free Lance Star (Fredericksburg, VA). 14 July 2009. n.pag. America's Newspapers.
Web. 13 Aug. 2009.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
(Frankel 1).
("Scouting the Climate).

Article in an Online Subscription Database
McGovern, Edythe . "Harper Lee" Critical Survey of Long Ficton. 2000. Literary Reference Center. Web.
10 June 2009.
Francois, G. and Abigail L. Brown. "Socialism in France." Journal of Political Economy 7.1 (1989): 25-41.
JSTOR. Web. 6 Aug. 2009.
"Benito Mussolini;" World History: The Modern Era. World History: The Modern Era. 2007. ABC-CLIO. Web.
19, Oct. 2010.
"Hatshepsut." Encyclopedia of World Biography. 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 5, Sept. 2010.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
(Francois 23).
("Benito Mussolini").

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