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Franny and Zooey
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  • Where I go, the English Department has about ten little section men running around ruining things for people, and they’re all so brilliant they can hardly open their mouths—pardon the contradiction.
  • And this was not the only contradiction to the Dublin-black-shawl motif.
  • God instructs the heart, not by ideas but by pains and contradictions.
  • I not only passed out on him every hour on the hour but here I’d gone all the way up there for a nice, friendly, normal, cocktaily, supposedly happy football game, and absolutely everything he said I either jumped on or contradicted or—I don’t know—just spoiled.

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  • Does the sentence contradict the main claim of the essay?
  • Does the sentence contradict what is said in the previous paragraph?

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