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Holden reactions with other characters is a unique one When Holden hears about stradlaters date he starts asking him a lot of questions because he knows the girl stradlater is going on a date with He tells stradlater how he used to play checkers with her but stradlater doesnt care Stradlater asks Holden if he could do an English paper for him Holden is kind of angry because stradlater is going out with Holdens old friend He thinks that stradlater only cares about one thing and he doesnt really care for the girl He never tells that to stradlater out loud Holden always criticizes people like when he criticizes Ackley that he is dirty and annoying Holden is insecure about himself He calls all these people phonies Holden is sort of jealous of stradlater Even though he is mad at stradlater he still does the composition paper for him which shows that he is still a nice guy He wrote about his cousins baseball mitt Holden admired Allie he says he was intelligent and sensitive It looks like he still feels sad about Allies death It may be why Holden acts like this When stradlater came back from the date he seemed angry He did not tell Holden why though except that she signed out at 930 Holden asks him questions but stradlater doesnt answer them Then he looks at the composition that Holden wrote for him and starts screaming at Holden saying what the hell is this He says that this is not what I asked for so Holden takes the composition and rips it up Holden doesnt like to be confronted about what he does especially when it had to do with Allie who he admires Then stradlater starts talking about the date and starts taunting Holden about Jane Holden gets mad and flips on stradlater but stradlater doesnt allow Holden to hurt him Holden still has feelings for Jane We see
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