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A&P

A&P

by John Updike

The Tall Girl

Character Analysis

This bathing-suit-wearing girl gets a raw deal. Sammy doesn't find her attractive, and she doesn't get so much as a single line of dialogue. What's worse, Sammy gives her a horrid nickname, which you'll have to read the story to learn.

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