by John Updike
A&P: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A&P? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. When was this story written?
Q. Lengel needs to humiliate people. Which theme is this?
Q. In addition to his job at the store, what does Lengel do?
Play in chess tournaments
Teach Sunday school
Work as a clown at children's parties
Q. How does Sammy stage a protest?
He goes on strike
He joins a union
He organizes the other workers
Q. The girls are likely from which class?
Impoverished; they can't afford clothes