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STEP 1 JD Salinger uses repetition to develop the theme where Holden has a date with Sally in the novel Catcher in the Rye STEP 2 In Catcher in the Rye Holden says to Sally The guys that are on the basketball team stick together the Catholics stick together the goddam intellectuals stick together the guys that play bridge stick together Even the guys that belong to the goddam Book-of-the-Month Club stick together Pg 131 In this quote Holden is trying to explain to Sally what boys are like in boys school telling her that all the boys are phonies and all they do is stick together in their dirty little cliques In the quote Holden repeated the word stick together more than once trying to make out what he is trying to say showing the importance that all boys stick together like they are gay or something This passage is important because it shows that Holden is lonesome he cant fit in with the others and that he doesnt have a specific group that he belongs to In the book Holden says to Sally Heres my idea How would you like to get the hell out of here Heres my idea I know Pg 132 In this quote Holden is explaining to Sally what they will do if they run of to England Holdens proposal is a mark of desperation for he wishes to reject the entire society around him This quote once again shows how Holden repeats his sentences and that he does not realize that he is shouting at Sally Hayes through their conversation and denies it repeatedly to both the reader and to himself Also in Catcher in the Rye old Sally said It isnt that It isnt that at all Pg 133 In this quote Sally is trying to explain that its not that she doesnt like Holden or doesnt want to live with Holden but
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