When the store manager approaches Sammy’s lane, he felt this was his big chance to impress queenie. The store manager visit Sammy’s lane and the first thing he says "Girls, this isn’t the beach," (Updike). Queenie responds to the store manager “lengel” that her mother sent her to buy her some groceries. However, queenie felt that since her mother sent her it is okay coming to the store with a bathing suit on. While Lengel and Queenie are arguing, Sammy pictures himself hanging out with her.
Not being able to do anything the hero accepts regret and wishes he had shown some action as he would appreciate someone doing the same for his own son. The hero in the story has not completed his journey in a way that he could have done something to change the outcome. This, is struggle or
Even though he loves Edna and his sons, I don’t think he is considered as a good husband since he knows very few about Edna’s true feeling. I think this because he spends slight time with them, and leaves the family behind and goes out saying that he is always busy and has to go away for business or spends more time with his friends. As my point of view, I think it is not fair for a guy to treat a wife or his family like this and it seems like he is just a selfish person to me. Since marriage during that time of period was very harsh for women I think she was able to survive by meeting people. The time period where Edna was living was in a very strict condition for the women, especially for house wives.
I agree that Amir is different, but I also believe that his father shouldn’t treat him differently just because he doesn’t enjoy the things most boys his age enjoy. His father should learn to accept Amir for who he is and what he likes rather than comparing him to other boys his age. Chapter 4 Why does Amir lie about the word meaning of the imbecile? Amir lies about the word imbecile to show the
Nicholas Lambert English 102 Minton 2/8/11 “A&P” John Updike's “A&P” is about a 19 year old boy witnessing his whole life being trapped before his eyes by his job. Sammy, the character that the story revolves around, is working a dead-end cashier job at the local grocery store. Watching not his life, but one of his friend's life dwindle away while he is working to create a better life for his wife and kids at home. Sammy then realizes that if he continued to work at the local grocery store as a cashier that he, too, would become like his friend. Then just as Sammy is starting to think of how he wishes his life would change, in walks his wake-up call.
It's important for a father to be a good role model because children almost always look up to their dad, and make decisions based on how he would have handled it. The worse role model a father is, the more likely his children are likely to grow up and be poor role models for their own children. I have a friend whose father lives elsewhere due to divorce, and he is messed up for life. His dad made some bad decisions and that impacts him in many ways. One in three Americans live without a dad; that’s 24 million children.
Happy has lived in the shadow of Biff his whole life, he feels that to get the attention he deserves he must strive to be more successful than his brother. When Willy was talking about Biff, Happy kept hinting that he was losing weight, but Willy seems to ignore him. “He is a marked-down version of his father, with not even a grand dream to cover his grossness. His only redeeming aspect is an easy-going fondness for his family” (Koon pg.37). Happy shows
Also with him being your friend, it may be increasingly hard to turn him in for such an offence. Having your friend lose his job due to a small altercation with a convicted criminal, who is trying to provoke an incident? Your friend may be a good man with a wife and a family. Who was having a bad day, and just snapped due to the provocation of an inmate. Dose that one instance constitute him losing everything he has worked his entire life for?
The Hally threw away the friendship that had filled the void his father would not be able to fill. That afternoon tested their friendship, to see if it was strong enough. It changed their views about each other; it made them resentful towards each other if not at each other. It appeared that Hally sought to prove a point that he was superior than Sam. The moment he ordered Sam to refer to him as Master Harold, Sam replied to him by telling him about the consequences of his actions.
What one man won’t do millions of others will. A worker has the right to tell his boss that he doesn’t want to do a specific task. On the other hand though, the boss can easy fire this guy and get someone else that will do this task. US the workers don’t stand up and strike for better accommodations. We have no backbone anymore.