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Surname1NameProfessorCourse DateAnalysis of Sammy in John Updike A&PIn the story by John Updike A&P the author explores the character of 19 years individual Sammy who works at a grocery store as a cashier at the A&P. in the story Sammy tries to explore his heroism, but he later realized that it is not an easy thing to be a hero in thismodern world. The author uses the character of Sammy in the story as evidence of significantchanges in the story. Towards developing the evidence of substantial changes in the story, the author uses the theme of initiation to shape Sammy development from innocent individual with ignorance to a more experienced and knowledgeable individual. The essay focuses on how the author uses the character of Sammy in the story A&P as evidence of significant change or development in the story. Sammy is the narrator of the story A&P and is a very opinionated, sarcastic and disaffected lad who has a healthy interest in ladies and also possess a keen observational sense as the author expresses in the story. Sammy in the story encountered various scenarios