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  A Perfect Day for Bananafish Seymour Glass
With his almost nonchalant suicide at the story's end, Seymour has become one of American literature's most enigmatic characters.
The reader learns (from Muriel's conversation with her mother) that Seymour served in the United States Army and spent an undisclosed amount of time in a veteran's hospital, presumably for psychiatric evaluation or recovery.
The Mysteries Seymour Glass Struggled With on the Day Before his Death
www.enotes.com /perfect-day/seymour-glass   (192 words)

  Seymour Glass - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seymour Glass was the oldest of the children in J.
Seymour's closest family member was his younger brother Buddy Glass, who is the narrator of most of the stories about Seymour.
Seymour was married in June of 1942 to his girlfriend Muriel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seymour_Glass   (466 words)

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Seymour’s loneliness however, is portrayed when he isolates himself in a different world by playing the piano with young children and when he sits on the beach half a mile away from society.
Sergeant X and Seymour Glass are both attracted to children because in their purity they forget their troubles, become themselves, and find someone to talk to who actually listens.
The similarity of Seymour Glass and Sergeant X lies in their common bond for children and the mental obstacles they suffer due to the war.
webpage.pace.edu /as75750n/Aris/Englishfinal.doc   (566 words)

 From Salinger, A New Dash Of Mystery
Seymour, of course, was the oldest of the Glass children, who in the 1948 short story ''A Perfect Day for Ba nanafish'' (collected in ''Nine Stories'') put a gun to his head and blew his brains out.
Seymour was the one who inculcated the younger Glasses in Eastern mysticism and Western philosophy and preached a Zen-like doctrine of acceptance.
Seymour was the one who said that ''all we do our whole lives is go from one little piece of Holy Ground to the next.'' Seymour was supposed to be the one who saw more.
partners.nytimes.com /books/98/09/13/specials/salinger-hapworth.html   (1133 words)

 Keeping the Faith: Drink Deep
Seymour's fingers were as smooth and straight as his mother's had been, although not nearly as small.
Seymour drew his fingers around the goblet of his glass and momentarily imagined the wine burning through the metal of the glass and eating away his imperfect fingers to the bone.
Seymour did not see within his father's eyes a look of dawning recognition, or a sudden burst of realization, but rather the dim of acceptance long settled.
whitney.is-a-geek.net /fiction/ffx/drink.html   (973 words)

 TwoHeadedCat - Love Apologizes to Virgin - Holden Caulfield and the Spiders from Mars
In "Seymour, An Introduction," Salinger's stand-in Buddy Glass ties the Glass Family into The Catcher in the Rye with the claim to a fictional novel containing a character based on his dead brother Seymour Glass.
Seymour is this overly intellectual martyr - a Candide or a Billy Budd.
Seymour Glass is a man that surrenders to his inner child and becomes a manchild - always living in some dream land.
www.twoheadedcat.com /content/article.php?articleID=1004   (1001 words)

 Hapworth 16, 1924 - by Dan Geddes
Lest we doubt that seven-year-olds typically write 20,000 word letters, we quickly recall that this is the same Seymour Glass who entered college at 16, earned his Ph.D. at 21, and put a bullet through his brain at 31.
Moreover, since this is young Seymour's letter, all errors of judgment, taste, or grammar can be attributed to Seymour, who admits to be writing at a "swift, terrible rate of speed," rather than to Salinger.
Seymour wants his librarian to send him a staggering catalog of literature, his running commentary of the works providing most of the unintentional humor, and perhaps 25% of the entire content, of the story.
www.thesatirist.com /books/HAPWORTH.html   (1041 words)

 English: Style of J. D. Salinger
In Nine Stories one of the characters, Seymour Glass, is portrayed as Buddha in the sense that he wants to be liberated as Buddha was in his life (Madsen 93).
Seymour Glass in Nine Stories has a certain philosophy about life, it is similar to the Eightfold Path used by Buddha when achieving nirvana (French in Matuz 212).
Seymour Glass is on a quest to become free from all of the suffering in his life as Buddha was from his life (French in Matuz 213).
www.cyberessays.com /English/84.htm   (1987 words)

 The New York Review of Books: Justice to J.D. Salinger
At the time, readers had no inkling that Seymour Glass —as the young man was called— would become a famous literary character, and that this was anything but a self-contained story about a suicidal depressive and his staggeringly shallow and unhelpful wife, Muriel.
The Glass family apartment is at once a faithfully, almost tenderly, rendered, cluttered, shabby, middle-class New York apartment and a kind of lair, a mountain fastness, to which Salinger's strange creations retreat, to be with their own kind.
The frank pleasure Bessie Glass takes in the sight of her son's body is represented as the breaching of a boundary, as "something perverty" (in Holden's term).
www.nybooks.com /nyrev/WWWfeatdisplay.cgi?20010621016F   (4953 words)

 seymour want's to be an artist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Seymour was a tragic figure that was absolutely brilliant, but misunderstood by everyone in his life.
Seymour wants to be an artist but he goes about it wrong he can't figure it out why he's making an altar making an altar for his god
Seymour wants to be a sculpture he uses what he finds in other people's trash but it doesn't matter doesn't matter in his mind
www.go-racecar.com /sounds/songs/seymour_wants_to_be_an_artist.html   (488 words)

 Punknews.org | Seymour Glass - Note To Self (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In J.D. Salinger’s story a “A Perfect Day for Banana Fish,” the main character Seymour Glass, a World War II veteran stressed by amending to normal lifestyle, fired an Ortgies pistol and released a bullet from the magazine into his temple.
Seymour Glass’ sound can not easily be classified into one definite genre.
Seymour Glass is filled with three very talented musicians who are able to perform on the outskirts of a wide musical spectrum.
www.punknews.org /printrev/3413   (454 words)

 Books of The Times
Buddy Glass is its author also, but this time he is recording a monologue in which he thinks about Seymour, talks about Seymour and almost nominates Seymour for beautification.
We learn from this turgid and static discourse something about Seymour's eccentric approach to games and clothes as a boy, something about his career as an infant prodigy (he was a college professor at nineteen), something about his love for Chinese and Japanese poetry and a good deal about his proficiency as a poet.
Seymour had mastered the art of writing Japanese haikus (three line seventeen-syllable poems), only he doubled their length.
partners.nytimes.com /books/98/09/13/specials/salinger-raise.html   (671 words)

 Nine Stories
Franklin, an unassuming and maladjusted hero, is reminiscent of both Holden Caulfield and Seymour Glass.
It is a glimpse into the life of Boo Boo Tannenbaum (nee Glass) whose son, Lionel has retreated to hiding in the hold of his father's boat.
The interaction between mother and son as Boo Boo coaxes Lionel from the dinghy is deep and symbolic, causing this story to shine.
www.geocities.com /deadcaulfields/Nine.html   (1202 words)

 Seymour Glass (Official Thread) - Shakefire.com
With acclaimed producer Howie Beno (Ministry, Red Hot Chili Peppers) behind the boards, Seymour Glass delivers the melodies to rock the radio dial and the poetic words to stir the soul, but it's the band's innovative marriage of grit and grace that smashes open the doors of inspiration.
Setting Seymour Glass apart from other bands in their genre, whichever that is, may be the prominence of piano in their bittersweet mix, making even their most tragic moments soar.”
Fortunately for NYC’s Seymour Glass, they do not fall into that category…Combining elements of the Deftones and Muse, which could be a recipe for disaster, Seymour Glass uses great hooks and spiraling piano arpeggios to create their own unique and polished sound.
www.shakefire.com /boards/showthread.php?t=735   (1456 words)

 Seymour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is thought to derive from the contraction of "Saint-Maur," a region in northern France [1].
Seymour d'Campus, The University of Southern Mississippi Mascot
Seymour Glass, a character in the Glass Family series by J D Salinger
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seymour   (146 words)

 Seymour Glass | Mirror Contractors in Seymour, TN
Seymour glass contractors are trained to take care of various necessities you may have in your home.
Since this sensitive material is used in so many ways for so many different reasons, it is important to have professional glass contractors to take care of the matter.
Also, since Seymour glass contractors have a lot of experience handling and obtaining the product, they can easily attain specialty items, such as stained glass, for a great price.
www.servicemagic.com /c.Glass-Mirrors.Seymour.TN.-12037.html   (179 words)

 Amazon.com: Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction: Books: J. D. Salinger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Seymour: An Introduction, however, is an unfocused, long-winded, apologetic mess.
The best portions are the physical description of Seymour as well as his athletic prowess in the 2nd half of the story.
Seymour never physically appears in this story, but Buddy narrates so much about him that he is very much a main character.
www.amazon.com /Raise-High-Roof-Carpenters-Seymour/dp/0316769517   (2063 words)

 ::: 456 Entertainment ::: Artists :: Seymour Glass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The four longtime friends and band mates from Staten Island have concentrated their energies on crafting a sound that lures, compels and transports the listener with a stunning mix of power and chemicals.
Already in production, Seymour Glass is recording their debut full-length album with acclaimed producer Howie Beno for a spring 2004 release.
To guide them through this process, Seymour Glass has brought in respected producer Howie Beno who has leant his expertise to a diverse group of artists that include Peter Gabriel, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blondie, Stereomud, and Kill Hannah.
456entertainment.com /artists/seymour_glass   (211 words)

 purevolume™ | Seymour Glass
Seymour Glass-named after the tragic J.D Salinger character-have no wish to be pawed over and would rather the music world would accept them for the music without publicly committing commercial suicide.
A little ironic considering the character from which they have taken their moniker, but an attitude that will surely pay handsome dividends when success taps them on the shoulder.
Just as the likes of Keane and Snow Patrol have been making there assault on the charts with a less is more approach, Seymour Glass supply there own take on the minimalist theme.
www.purevolume.com /seymourglass   (335 words)

 The Music Box: Seymour Glass - Note to Self (Album Review)
By appearance, name, and, for that matter, any conceivable aspect other than actual recorded music, one would peg Seymour Glass as a cookie-cutter emo band.
For starters, Seymour Glass — which takes its name from a character created by author J.D. Salinger — is willing to take risks by employing song structures that are far from predictable, and lead singer Artie Kitchen successfully avoids the annoying qualities that plague his peers’ less-than-soothing endeavors.
In addition, Steve Pepe crafts guitar accompaniments that are catchy without feeling trite, and the incorporation of acoustic piano into several of the arrangements resurrects an art that has been lost in the current age of all-too-generic pop-rock.
www.musicbox-online.com /sg-note.html   (253 words)

 Amazon.com: "Seymour Glass": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It seemed to me that I'd been prepared for Seymour Glass's suicide and could intuit the reasons why he'd shot himself, that epiphanic moments similar to the ones in the...
In "Hapworth i6, 1924," Seymour Glass is seven years old.
Discount Tudor Seymour Glasses -- 10 million replacement pieces in china, crystal and silver-old and new.
www.amazon.com /phrase/Seymour-Glass   (579 words)

 Seymour Stained Glass: Gallery
If you like Karen's design style but don't see exactly what you want, We will be glad to create a custom stained glass table top just for you.
For mail order we create custom kits rather than ship a whole table: we design, cut and grind the pieces for you to glue and grout to your existing glass topped table.
A book, CD and patterns as well as classes are available for the do-it-yourselfer with plenty of time (it takes me about 10 minutes per piece of glass: many of my tables have over 400 pieces).
www.seymourstainedglass.com /gallery.html   (167 words)

 Seymour Stained Glass
Karen Seymour transforms ordinary tempered glass tables into extraordinary glowing works of art.
They throw colored shadows on the ground in the sunlight.
See samples of Karen's work on the gallery pages or at local art shows.
www.seymourstainedglass.com   (60 words)

 Metroblogging Seattle: bananafish : the why seymour posters
Yet another reason to be glad that the poster ban was overturned [bb] a few years ago: flyers showing up around town in which people work out their literary frustrations.
I really really hope that these are the work of someone who just can't get over the death of the eldest Glass sibling and wants to talk to other people about it (J. Salinger and/or afficionados should direct their e-mail whyseymour@gmail.com) rather than some sort of viral marketing for a hardcore band from New York.
This makes me happy, and I am choosing to believe that it was indeed made by someone who is still upset by the way things happened for the Glass family.
seattle.metblogs.com /archives/2006/07/bananafish_post.phtml   (348 words)

 Seymour Glass
Seymour, at last; and the first have been laid down by Salinger himself.
The thrill of a visit to Seymour’s tomb would have
So here we are: if we don't want to betray him, we have to tell what really
www.eredibrancusi.net /bosco_Seymour_Glass.html   (351 words)

Watch video of Seymour Glass performing "Trigger Finger" live on Last Call with Carson Daly.
Your music reminds me of the songs you'd hear played at the Bronze from that old school show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
myspace.com /seymourglass   (647 words)

 daily refill dot com: seymour glass, i hardly knew ye
daily refill dot com: seymour glass, i hardly knew ye
did you know there was a band called seymour glass?
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dailyrefill.blogs.com /daily/2005/03/seymour_glass_i.html   (269 words)

 Seymour: An Introduction - Bananafish
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction
This page was last modified 18:46, 17 October 2006.
salinger.org /index.php?title=Seymour:_An_Introduction   (50 words)

 Sprinter Shelves for Seymour Stained Glass Tables in Seattle
Sprinter Shelves to carry 16 Seymour Stained Glass Tables
The conversion was done in the street, in the evenings and weekends.
One month later, we loaded Karen Seymour's "Seymour Stained Glass" booth into the van to exhibit at the Seattle Flower and Garden Show.
rseymour.home.wolfenet.com /sprinter   (237 words)

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