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Surname 1Student’s name:Tutor’s name:Subject:Date:Analysis of John Updike’s A & PJohn Updike established himself as an accomplished novelist through the use of his various narrative techniques in his short stories. He deploys the use of the first person and other narrative techniques that gets his readers deeply engrossed. Some of the narrative techniques he deploys include the use of the first person and other techniques such as realism and dramatic irony. Through his good use of the above techniques in literature, he comes out as one of the well-established writers. The story begins with three girls dressed in swimming costumes only and are barefoot entering into an A & P grocery store. They surprise customers inside the store but catches the attention of two young men working by the cash registers. The manager then notices the girls andcautions them about dressing indecently whenever visiting the store. He advises them that in the future, should they visit the store they should adhere to the store’s policy which states that they must cover their shoulders. One of the cashiers Sammy, a nineteen-year-old boy, appears to be displeased with his job and seems to be looking for a reason to quit. While the Manager was rightin cautioning the girls for not adhering to the grocer’s policy, Sammy thought of him as being harsh to the ladies. The ladies left the store embarrassed and thought of the manager as their ex Sunday School teacher. Sammy, upon noticing that the ladies were embarrassed, he quits his job