The first resource provides you with some guidelines for reading any short story effectively.
The first resource: Short Story Reading-2.pptx
The second resource supplies you with information about all of the short stories included in the last literary unit of the semester; this information can guide your reading of them.
The second resource: Short Stories (Reading Guides).pptx
The third resource furnishes you with information about MLA in-text citations, parenthetical references, and works cited entries as they relate to short stories.
The third resource: Brief MLA Review (ENC 1102 Short Story Essay)-1.pptx
The fourth resource presents information about standard quotation format:
The fourth resource: Quotation Format-3.pptx
Read “”A & P,”” by John Updike, on pages 437-443. If you need an electronic copy of this story, click here (Links to an external site.).
Read pages 110-114 for information about the elements of fiction known as narration and point of view.
Answer the two response items in the next section.
Include at least one quotation from the short story for support of a claim, include an MLA in-text citation or parenthetical reference in any sentence with a quotation, and include an MLA works cited entry for the source from which you took the quotation (the textbook or a PDF, for example).
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Using complete sentences, identify the narrator of the story, and identify the type of narration that the narrator uses (first person, second person, or third person)
Using complete sentences, explain if Sammy quits for a foolish or a legitimate reason, and provide at least two reasons from the story to support your claim. For your reasons, you may wish to provide quotations using standard quotation format. ”