Why does holden say ''they stay a rat their whole life''?

“You take a guy like Morrow that’s always snapping their towel at people’s ąsses- really trying to hurt somebody with is- they don’t just stay a rat while they’re a kid. They stay a rat their whole life.”

This statement is saying that some people just never grow up. The reason this statement’s so wise is because you always are going to run into people like this throughout your life, but you’re just going to have to deal with it- a lot worse things could happen to you than running into a really annoying person.

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Since its publication in 1951, The Catcher in the Rye has spawned catchphrases, book-banning campaigns, unauthorized sequels, and untold millions of padded high school English class essays. Still, there might be some facts left that weren’t covered in said English class. Here are 13 Things You Might Not Know About The Catcher in the Rye shared by Mentalfloss.com.

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