SAT Subject US History Practice Question 464: Answer and Explanation
85. Which of the following is a classic American novel of adolescent rebellion?
A. Moby-Dickby Herman Melville
B. The Catcher in the Ryeby J. D. Salinger
C. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
D. My ántonia by Willa Cather
E. The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck
Correct Answer: B
My ántoniaand To Kill a Mockingbird both have important adolescent characters, but only The Catcher in the Rye 's Holden Caulfield spends the entire book rebelling against society and authority.