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Unformatted text preview: recognize the Chics given their socioeconomic status. The Chics, like Holden, derive from New Yorks highest of classes. Unlike the average American citizen, who usually stems from Americas middle class, Holden is used to the classy kind of living the Chics are used to. Nonetheless, Holden would most likely see the Chics as the very phonies he criticizes and tries to avoid throughout the course of the book. It is evident that Holden dislikes the very same image that the Chics portray, which like Stradlater, seem to be arrogance and self-centeredness....
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