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A&P

A&P

  

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?


1940s
1950s
1960s
1980s
Q. Lengel needs to humiliate people. Which theme is this?


Power
Love
War
Primitivity
Q. In addition to his job at the store, what does Lengel do?


Run marathons
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 quits
He joins a union
He organizes the other workers
Q. The girls are likely from which class?


Upper
Middle/working
Impoverished; they can't afford clothes
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