Essays Tagged: "Stokesie"

The point-of-view of John Updike's "A & P".

irls was at first glance, and by nature he thought he was better than they were. Sammy's colleague, Stokesie, was a twenty-two year old married man working to put a roof over his family and food on th ... food on the table. The regular customers where given the name house slaves and started lining up in Stokesie's line because of his more responsible appearance.Sammy tends to make a point for himself a ...

(3 pages) 162 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

John Updike's "A&P". The characterization of Sammy

uck in a dull world, with the "sheep" and the "freeloaders". His compares himself to his co-worker, Stokesie, by claiming "Stokesie's married, with two babies chalked up on his fuselage already, but a ... elage already, but as far as I can tell that's the only difference". (Kirszner & Mandell, 127). Stokesie's goal is to become the manager of the store. If Sammy continued on his course at the A &am ...

(4 pages) 204 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Nineteen Candles: Coming of age a found in John Updike's "A&P"

scious to rebel and follow their lead; Sammy is joined at his check-out stand by the other cashier, Stokesie. "Oh Daddy," Stokesie said beside me. "I feel so faint," (Updike 17) is Stokesie's first wo ... a juvenile response, but his maturing brain immediately follows his words with the realization that Stokesie is twenty-two, three years older than him, with two kids, "chalked up on the fuselage," (Up ...

(4 pages) 43 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


im. Another example, which shows how Sammy is irresponsible, is when he compares himself` to Stokesie. Stokesie is another employee at A&P. He is a twenty-one year old married man with two ... oyee at A&P. He is a twenty-one year old married man with two babies. Sammy compares himself to Stokesie, where as the only difference between the two is the fact that Stokesie is married with chi ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


to be devoid of any value. This becomes especially clear from his mocking tone when speaking about Stokesie who is a responsible married man or about the mother's behavior towards her children.On the ... hat became sad when he lost his job in that way. But he himself did not think so. And there is also Stokesie who does not notice the girls and their objection.In addition, he is regarded as an unfaith ...

(2 pages) 350 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers