From the beginning

From the beginning - From the beginning, Sally seems like...

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Unformatted text preview: From the beginning, Sally seems like an odd match for Holden. She is extremely phony. Everything is "marvelous" or "lovely" for Sally, but we get the idea that she doesn't really feel things the way Holden does. At the intermission, she is mostly concerned with seeing and being seen. Finally she spots George, from Andover, whom, Holden suspects, she probably has met only once. She greets him like a lifelong friend. He is a fellow phony, saying that the Lunts are "absolute angels," and he is even Sally's match at name-dropping. Sally and George should ride off together into the future, cocktails at the club in hand. At the skating rink, Holden makes the mistake of trying to talk with Sally about his passions. But he only confuses and frightens her. She asks him not to shout and says she has no idea what he is talking about. Instead of backing off, Holden soars. He suggests that they borrow a car and take off talking about....
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