In the chapters 5-9, Holden reveals more about himself in terms of what he is like as a person. Holden makes many judgments of others around him but does not see that he is just the same as everyone else. He hates most people because he believes that everyone is a “phony”. Even though he believes that he is the only person capable of judging others of their phoniness, he seems to lie more naturally and frequently than the other characters. He also holds the belief that every decision and opinion he makes is correct while anything that others say is a lie.
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