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Essay 1 DR QU - Chenxi Qu ENG 2 Essay#1 RD Dr Schamp John...

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Chenxi Qu ENG 2 Essay #1 RD 05/04/11 Dr. Schamp John Updike’s story “A&P” is a very short it contains about two thousands of words, but the thousands of words show us a deep topic. It is a story happens in a super market; a young cashier Sammy quits his job to show his anger to his manger Lengel’s insult to three girls in bathing suits. This story shows the conflict between Sammy and Lengel, and Sammy’s awareness of self and society. It is a story of initiation since Sammy goes through the process from naive to mature. Sammy’s growth is benefit from conflict, and Sammy’s growth is inevitable. The three girls in the story is the incentive for Sammy’s self-awareness, Sammy’s self-awareness and moral has conflict, and the conflict let Sammy find himself and knows that he needs to use new identity integration into the society. From now Sammy complete the process, and finally become mature. Sammy is as same as other 19-year-old young male easy to be attracted by girls, and those three girls in bathing suits become a key for Sammy to open a new world, and wakes Sammy’s self-awareness. Sammy is board about his own work and also board about his town. Sammy is only 19, and as a cashier he needs to repeat the same
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