What are some examples of contradictory quotes from Holden in "The Catcher in the Rye"?

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cybil | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

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When Holden meets Sally for their date, he thinks: "The funny part is, I felt like marrying her the minute I saw her. I'm crazy. I didn't even like her much...all of a sudden I felt like I was in love with her."

He claims that movies are "awful," "putrid," and "can ruin you," yet he fantasizes getting revenge against Maurice by thinking about getting shot and then ambushing Maurice just like in movies he'd seen.

Holden says, "I don't think I could stand it if I had to go to war." But moments later he declares, "...I'm sort of glad they've got the atomic bomb invented. If there 's ever another war...I'll volunteer for it." 

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ronnel000 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

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can u give me sir/ma`am a tree examples of contradictory terms... please....

 

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